Extra Practice for Struggling Readers: High-Frequency Words
By Linda Beech
Often called "sight words" because readers need to know them at a glance, high-frequency words can prove challenging for students. This resource offers dozens of practice pages that give older struggling readers multiple opportunities to review and really learn common tricky words-such as which, listen, enough, and answer-that aren't easily decodable and don't follow the usual sound-spelling relationships. When students can identify high-frequency words quickly and accurately, their reading fluency increases, and their reading comprehension improves. With repeated practice, students develop automatic recognition of dozens and dozens of words and become more...