Differentiated Sight Word Folders


Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!


Sight words account for up to 75% of the words used in children's books. Learning to read sight words with automaticity helps build strong readers because they will be able to identify majority of the words in a text, before having to apply any phonetic knowledge. 


In my district, students are expected to learn 100 words each year. I had a solid routine for teaching sight words. Yet, after a few years of teaching, when I began to really focus on fine tuning my craft and honing in on differentiation, I began to ask myself some key questions:



So that is when I came up with a center idea that allowed my kids to do the same activities, but with individualized sight word lists. Once I implemented this new routine, I saw my students sight word knowledge increase tremendously. Here's a sneak peek at the process and activities!


Kids are tested individually and given their own sight word lists. These lists contain only the words they have not mastered.
Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!


Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!
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Here's a list of materials you will need. You can follow the links to grab the items from Amazon!
*Soft Pencil Cases
*Markers
*Play-Doh
*Hard Pencil Cases: you can get these at Michael's for $1 each
*Sand
*Alphabet Stamps
*Ink Pads


Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!


*All sections have detailed directions with pictures to help you correctly set-up and implement all routines and activities*

Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!






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Fun and hands on differentiated sight word work for centers, small groups or whole class. Great for any sight word list, so it works across multiple grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade and more!



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