Sight Word Puzzle
First grade students benefit from learning to read words quickly and automatically. This is especially true of high-frequency words (words that appear frequently in written language, and which often do not follow phonetic rules). The key to learning these words, of course, is having lots of exposure to them with repeated practice. But if you’re puzzled as to how to go beyond the basic flashcard approach to sight word practice, here’s an activity that can help! In this “out-of-the-box” approach to practicing sight words, practice looks a lot like play!