Frequently Used Sight Words

Order of most frequently used sight words, by grade:

Pre-Primer (Pre-Kindergarten ~age 4)

the

to

and

a

I

you

it

in

said

for

up

look

is

go

we

little

down

can

see

not

one

my

me

big

come

blue

red

where

jump

away

here

help

make

yellow

two

play

run

find

three

funny

Primer (Kindergarten ~age 5)

 he

was

that

she

on

they

but

at

with

all

there

out

be

have

am

do

did

what

so

get

like

this

will

yes

went

are

now

no

came

ride

into

good

want

too

pretty

four

saw

well

ran

brown

eat

who

new

must

black

white

soon

our

ate

say

under

please

First (~age 6)

of

his

had

him

her

some

as

then

could

when

were

them

ask

an

over

just

from

any

how

know

 put

take

every

old

by

after

think

let

going

walk

again

may

stop

fly

round

give

once

open

has

live

thank

Second (~age 7)

would

very

your

its

around

don’t

right

green

their

call

 sleep

five

wash

or

before

been

off

cold

tell

work

 first

does

goes

write

always

made

gave

us

buy

those

use

fast

pull

both

sit

which

read

why

found

because

best

upon

these

sing

wish

many

Third (~age 8)

if

long

about

got

six

never

seven

eight

today

myself

much

keep

try

start

ten

bring

drink

only

better

hold

warm

full

done

light

pick

hurt

cut

kind

fall

carry

small

own

show

hot

far

draw

clean

grow

together

shall

laugh

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