We use a mix of phonics and sight words with our homeschooling kids. I have found that helping kids learn how to read with phonics gives them a foundatio Elementary Activities, Learning Together, Reading/Phonics
Make practicing sight words fun with the Make, Take & Teach activity "Fishing For Sight Words". This activity is perfect for small group instruction or for use in your literacy centers. 75 fish contain sight words from Lists of the 220 Dolch Sight Words.
How I Got 18 out of 23 Kids to Master 100% of Their Sight Words
Take a picture of each child holding a sight word. Then make a power point presentation with those pictures of each child holding the words, and use to practice sight words. Email the powerpoint to the parents so they can use it to practice at home