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Sounding Out the Sight Words textbook and virtual teacher training that explicitly teach the phonograms and spelling rules necessary to decode high-frequency words.

Teach Phonics Rules Needed for Sounding Out the Sight Words!

Our evidence-based program provides the tools needed to sound out the high-frequency words! With basic phonograms and accurate spelling rules, anyone can explain the 315 Dolch words!

Sounding Out the Sight Words textbook and training that teaches the concepts needed to decode high-frequency words in a systematic, evidence-based program

Unlock the Skills Needed to Explain 98% of English Words!

Sounding Out the Sight Words (SOSW) helps students build word-level fluency and reinforces the skills needed to become strong readers and writers. This program consists of 67 lessons, a teacher training course, and a Game Book Set that develops the logic behind high-frequency words!

Sounding Out the Sight Words is available in a spiral bound textbook or a printer- and tablet-friendly PDF for added flexibility.

No Need to Memorize Whole Words! There is a Better Way!

Many people believe that the Dolch words cannot be sounded out and are exceptions to the rules. However, each lesson introduces one or two new phonics concepts and unlocks the reasoning behind tens of thousands of additional words!


There are two ways for teachers to use Sounding Out the Sight Words:

Lesson by Lesson

Word by Word

Teach the mini lessons in the order presented in the book.
Look up a Dolch word in the comprehensive index.
Introduce the skill as presented on the teacher page.
Teach the skill and any concepts needed to understand its spelling.
Then have the students use what they just learned to read the Dolch words and additional words on the student page.
Then have the students use what they just learned to read the Dolch words and additional words on the student page.

Fill in Any Phonics Knowledge Gaps Left!

Sounding Out the Sight Words: An Alternative to Rote Memorization

Sounding Out the Sight Words: An Alternative to Rote Memorization

67 short, simple lessons that explain 315 Dolch words! With systematic phonics rules, students will master common sight words and unlock the code to read thousands of additional words.

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Sounding Out the Sight Words Set: Sounding Out the Sight Words book, Logic of English® Game Book and Expansion Pack, Phonogram & Spelling Rule Quick Reference, Phonogram Game Tiles, Manuscript and Bookface Phonogram Game Cards, and Basic Phonogram Flash Cards

Sounding Out the Sight Words Set

This set has every tool needed to systematically teach sight words with fun games, short lessons, complete phonics, and easy practice. Available in Print and PDF.

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