Sight Words - Unit 1

This unit's word list contains the sight words: the, I see, a. The noun for this unit is cat. This is the first of 30 units in the STW Sight Word series. We recommend using one unit per week.

Word List
This take-home page shows the sight words for this unit (I, the, see, a, cat). There is also a "home review" activity at the bottom of the page for parents to try with their children.
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Worksheets
Cut out the letters and glue them on the page to make your words.
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First, students read each word. Then they trace it. Then they try to write it on their own.
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Trace each sight word two times.
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Try to write each sight word two times. This page has primary-ruled lines.
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Cut out the sight words and use them to make a complete, sentence. The sentence reads, "I can see the cat."
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Use an ink pad and letter stampers to stamp each word.
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This file contains two sentence strips that you can cut out and have children read. The sentences are made from sight words in Unit 1.
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Print out this worksheet to review the sight words from Unit 1.
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Individual Sight Words
Color, trace, and write the word the.
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Cut out the letters S, E, and E. Arrange them to make the word see and glue them onto the bottom of the page.
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Color the word I. Then trace it. Color the letter. Then write I to complete the sentence, "I have a toy truck." After that, students can draw a picture of a toy truck.
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Circle, color, trace, and write the word a on this printable worksheet.
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Complete the sentence, "I see the cat," by filling in the missing word. Then make an illustration of a cat.
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Reading Practice Tools
Cut out the picture of the bear and the letter strip. Weave the strip through the bear's belly. Slide the strip up and down to make words. (If you'd prefer a color version of this slider, click on the ALT button below.) For best results, print on card stock paper.
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Cut out the flashcards. Use them for small group practice sessions or take-home practice.
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Cut and assemble this "Spin and Read" word wheel. Kids can spin the wheel and read the words that they see.
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This file has the sight words written on strips. They'll fit nicely in your pocket charts, or use them to make a word wall in your classroom.
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Sight Word Tests
Have students read a list of this week's words. Track their progress on these assessment score sheets.
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Here's a whole-class assessment you can use to test your students' ability to read this week's sight words.
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STW Sight Words
Master List
Here's a master list of all 150 words in the STW Sight Word series.
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See also:
STW Sight Words: Unit 2

Here's the second unit in our sight word series. This unit contains a take-home word list, flashcards, a word wheel, worksheets, and a slider.

Sight Word Units (Full List)

This page will link you to all 30 STW sight word units in this series.

Sample Worksheet Images

Flashcards - Unit 1 Sight Words


Sight Words - Cut and Glue Worksheet (Unit 1)


Printable Word Slider - Sight Words