Sight words are so important in English. They give students some of the most common words and enable them to start to communicate. Many sight words are also high frequency / common words and although they do not follow, at least always follow, phonics or other English spelling rules they are still very important to learn. Especially during the formative years of English instruction.
The irony is that as education moves away from the repeat after me, rote learning style of teaching languages it still has a place in certain aspects of English . One of those aspects is Sight words.
These Sight word spelling worksheets are designed to help students practice and recognize the spelling of the top one hundred sight words. The majority of these do not have phonetic rules to refer to and have to be committed to memory by students. These Sight word spelling worksheets will help achieve this.
What Are Sight Words?
Sight words are highly frequent common words in English that do not follow Phonetic or spelling conventions that the majority of English words do. They are often used more frequently and have to be learned by sight, hence their name: Sight words.
Teaching these can be tricky and although there are many ways, we have full teaching details and methods in the article listed below for your reference. However we have also designed both a spelling quiz solely for sight words and a set of worksheets ( 10 per set) for younger learners to start to become familiar with these tricky but useful words.
Sight words Spelling Worksheets
These sight word spelling worksheets cover most of the top 100 sight words in English. They have a mixture of presentations included similar sounding phonetic answers and added letters. They really will help students differentiate between correct and incorrect spellings of these words.
You can download the spelling worksheets from the green links above and below, the sets of sight words are listed at the end ( so not to confuse)
We have a huge amount of both free and premium resources on the site, including workbooks, bundles, activities and games. Feel free to browse around for something useful for your students or children. We have highlight some of our workbooks below.
Other Sight Word Resources
Below we have linked our sight words spelling worksheets to help supplement. These are great for introducing sight words to younger or lower level learners.