Has your child memorized all his sight words? Sight words are common words like "why" and "she" that are difficult to sound out. Many children learn these words more easily thorugh the whole word approach, in which they memorize words as a whole rather than phonetically. If your child needs help memorizing sight words, try these word flash cards that you can cut up and tape around the house. By making the words a part of your child's routine, memorizing them will be a snap.
Browse the entire First Grade Sight Words series here.