Dolch Sight Words Flashcards for Android by TeachersParadise.com Studios.
Dolch Sight Words Flashcards for Android is intuitively designed for children learning to read. A simple and easy to use app that help teach the 315 most common English language words using visual and hearing stimulation. In 'standard mode' children will see the words and hear the words pronunciation; in 'quiz mode' the word will be seen but the sound will only play once the word on the screen is touched.
Background and importance of using the Dolch Sight Words:
The original Dolch Sight Words List is a list of frequently used words compiled by Edward William Dolch, PhD. The list was first prepared in 1936. Though Dr. Dolch compiled the list based on children's books of his era. The list contains 220 "service words" that have to be easily recognized in order to achieve reading fluency in the English language. The original word list excludes nouns, which comprise a separate 95-word noun list.
Many of the original 220 Dolch words cannot be learned by pictures or "sounded out" using common sound/letter phonics patterns and have to be learned by sight; hence the term, "sight words." The original Dolch words which compromise of 220 words and the additional 95 nouns is usually divided into grades, though for native English speakers, all the Dolch Sight Words should be learned before elementary education begins.
★ 315 words
★ Free Ad-supported version
★ Language: US English
★ Age Level: 1+
★ Title: Dolch Sight Words Flashcards
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