Increasing Sight Word Knowledge

Definition

Ability of child to automatically recognize, or identify, a word

Common Indicators

How do I know if acquiring more Sight Word Knowledge is my student's most pressing need?

  • Child can decode phonemically 3- and 4-sound words yet she repeatedly must have teacher support to attack high-frequency words that she has repeatedly decoded, such as "the," "she," "have," or "that."

Relevant Strategies

Which TRI strategies most efficiently target a student's need to acquire more Sight Word Knowledge?