More on High Frequency Words…

Here is a bit more about high frequency words. Being able to automatically recognize high frequency words will help your child read more fluently. High frequency words have to be memorized, for the most part, since their spelling often does not make sense.

According to Edward Fry, the following 25 words make up one third of all text in English.

I     a     and   he    to

is    are   have    that   of

in    you     it   was     for

on     as   with    his    they

at       be     this     have   from


For great teaching ideas visit Early Learning HQ @

Early Learning HQ has great high frequency word charts for classroom and/or home use, along with a wealth of other activities and printouts for the classroom.

Have fun!                       sight words - high frequency words site

Lena M. Ed.


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