Sight words are typically words the reader recognizes almost instantly and with little conscious effort. Some people also use the term high-frequency words. High-frequency words are words that appear most frequently in reading and writing in the English language.
Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) was challenged to write and illustrate a children's primer using the 220 Dolch words. The result was The Cat in the Hat.
You can import any of the Dolch Sight Word Lists to play Dolch word games, create Dolch words flash cards, or generate printable Dolch worksheets for your students. Some great Dolch Sight words Kindergarten games include Spelling TeachMe, Word-O-Pillar, Unscramble, and Missing Letter.
Did you know that Dr. Fry expanded on Dolch's Sight Word Lists? Fry researched and published a book titled "Fry 1000 Instant Words" in 1996. Fry Words are typically studied in first through fifth grade.