High-frequency words are the most commonly used words in printed text. At least 50 percent of all text is composed of HF words. Many sight words are phonetically irregular. Children do not sound out sight words. The words tend to be abstract, and have limited visual correspondence. Students must memorize the words in order to read quickly and fluently.
Strategies to help students learn high frequency words:
High Frequency Readers
Readers have the opportunity to enjoy these titles that practice high frequency words. These colorful texts can be used to introduce students to sight words. These texts offer a great opportunity to enrich student’s educational skills by introducing them to new academic content and vocabulary. Big Universe offers hundreds of titles in many different languages on thousands of topics. Find these delightful and engaging texts that help children learn to read at www.biguniverse.com
by Sharon Lewis (author), Sou Saetern (illustrator) © 2011
Using the high-frequency word “I,” this book introduces several useful vocabulary words for zoo animals. Repetitive language and interesting illustrations support beginning readers.