Kids love reading and singing with the zany armadillo Festus and his friends. Sight words are the most common words in children's literature Being able to read them quickly and automatically improves fluency, which leads to better reading comprehension. This video covers all Dolch first-grade sight words and many from the Fry's list. It reviews some of the words from Sight Words Level 1 (pre-k) and Level 2 (kindergarten). If your child is ready to begin reading first-grade words, this engaging DVD program will help boost their literacy skills.
First Grade. Approx. 50 minutes
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Colorful animation, lots of humor, and energetic music will get your child involved in learning to read. The comical characters present each sight word individually to practice quick recall. The characters also provide practice with the sight words in sentences, short stories, and songs. Learning sight words in a meaningful context assists with reading comprehension (reading for meaning). Singing along with songs that feature the sight words helps tap into different areas of the brain.
This program uses multiple methods for learning to read. It’s fun, multisensory, and effective. It offers a distinct advantage over videos that only present sight words in isolation and apart from their meanings. Practicing the sight words in sentences and stories also builds reading confidence. Repetition is essential for learning to read sight words, and kids love using this video again and again.
A bonus chapter, accessible from the Main Menu, presents each word in isolation. This helps learners focus on the shape of a sight word and even provides a game to practice spelling each word. A submenu on the DVD allows you to jump to the group of sight words that you want to practice.
Sight Words Level 3 is designed to be effective at home or in the classroom, with individuals or groups. It’s perfect for providing a differentiated approach to building language literacy.
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Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful).
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.
Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).