About 50-75% of all words used in most school books, library books, newspapers, and magazines are in the Dolch Basic Sight Vocabulary of 220 words (preschool thru Grade 3). That is why it is so important your child master those particular words…they will see them over and over again.
Since most Dolch words don't follow basic phonics principles, they really can’t be decoded (sounded out), they must be memorized.
The easiest way to memorize these words is via flash cards or online games. There are lots of site that offer Dolch resources for free. Tap in to them today and let the fun begin!