Learning sight words is a very important step towards learning to read. Once a student is able to read all of the words on Dolch’s lists for example, they have access to up to 75% of what is printed in almost any piece of children’s literature. How exactly do parents help children develop their stores of sight words? There are several proven techniques that any adult can use to teach sight words. The more one-on-one time a child has learning and practicing sight words with an adult, the greater his chances to integrating them into his long-term memory. Click below for sight word lists and ideas for practice at home.