Book Title: Extra Practice for Struggling Readers: High-Frequency Words: Motivating Practice Packets That Help Intermediate Students Master 240 Essential Words They Need to Know to Succeed in Reading and Writing
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching
Author: Linda Beech
Often called ""sight words"" because readers need to know them at a glance, high-frequency words can prove challenging for students. This resource offers dozens of practice pages that give older struggling readers multiple opportunities to review and really learn common tricky wordssuch as which, listen, enough, and answerthat aren’t easily decodable and don’t follow the usual sound-spelling relationships. When students can identify high-frequency words quickly and accurately, their reading fluency increases, and their reading comprehension improves. With repeated practice, students develop automatic recognition of dozens and dozens of words and become more fluent readers. For use with Grades 36.