Sight words are words students should "know" by sight (without "sounding out" the word). Students are expected to know the first 100 Fry Sight Words before entering first grade.
Each week students are assigned five (5) new words to learn. Our goal is to master the first 25 words on the list by the end of the first nine weeks. Students should be able to say sight words within three (3) seconds of seeing the word. Think of it as blowing a big bubble and reading/saying the list of five words before you run out of breath.
Check my ELA page for the First 100 Fry Sight Words under the file/links tab . Once your child has confidently mastered the first 100, he/she will be provided the second 100 word list. Please practice these words with your child. It builds self-confidence when your child can independently read these words. Self-confidence encourages learning. A confident learner has unlimited possibilities.