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Dolch Sight Words Mats – Complete Set

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8 pages (PDF)|This resource is suitable for Grades: K, 1 - 3

A set of 8 Dolch Sight Words Mats for students to use in the classroom.

teaching resource for students to use when learning their sight words and developing their reading skills.

Print and laminate a class set of Dolch Sight Words Mats and encourage your students to refer to the mats when reading and spelling.

Start the students on the mat that corresponds to their ability level. Once the students have learned all the words on their mat, give them the next mat of words to learn and use.

This resource includes the following 8 mats:

  • Dolch Sight Words – Pre-Primer
  • Dolch Sight Words – Primer
  • Dolch Sight Words – Year 1
  • Dolch Sight Words – Year 2
  • Dolch Sight Words – Year 3
  • Dolch Sight Words – Nouns
  • High-Frequency Words
  • Commonly Misspelt Words

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  • Brianna OKeeffe

    is there a function to be able to the sight words posters into flip cards

    Comment by Brianna OKeeffe on September 5, 2017 at 9:16 am

    • Victoria (Teach Starter)

      Hi Brianna,
      Thank you for your comment.
      To make these posters into flip cards, we suggest that you print two posters to a page. Cut each page in half, laminate then hole-punch the top of each card. Place all the cards in order then feed all the cards through a key-ring, so that the students can flip through each set of words.
      If you have any further questions, please contact us at [email protected]
      We hope your students enjoy using this resource in the classroom.
      Kind regards,

      Comment by Victoria (Teach Starter) on September 5, 2017 at 10:32 am

  • Emma Jessica Rachel University

    Is it possible to make the Dolch Sight Word Mats portrait style not landscape?

    Comment by Emma Jessica Rachel University on November 28, 2017 at 11:38 pm

    • Victoria (Teach Starter)

      Hi Emma,
      Thank you for your suggestion.
      Please feel free to request a portrait version of this resource using our Request a Resource Widget.
      Kind regards,

      Comment by Victoria (Teach Starter) on November 29, 2017 at 7:45 am

  • Julie

    These are great word mats, however would it be possible to have them just in colours or even numbered, rather than year levels? I have students in Year 3/4 who are needing to read the words in the Year one/two list, and it is a bit demoralising when they are struggling with these words and they kids know they are Year one words. Many thanks for you great resources.

    Comment by Julie on February 15, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    • Kristian Kristian

      Hi Julie, thanks for your suggestion.

      Please feel free to suggest it via the Request a Resource section: https://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/

      Your request will be voted on by the community. Each week, our team creates the most popular request. If your request hits the top of the list, we’ll be happy to make it for you!

      Official comment by Kristian on March 1, 2018 at 11:56 am

  • Brooke McAllister

    Love these word mats, is it possible to get a version of these with low colour? Wanting to print a large number of them.

    Comment by Brooke McAllister on September 18, 2018 at 8:38 am

    • Janeen Janeen

      Hi Brooke,
      We have some great news! We have just started work on your requested change: low colour version of the Dolch Sight Words Mats.
      We can’t wait to share the finished resource with you!
      Kind regards,

      Official comment by Janeen on September 18, 2018 at 11:11 am

    • Kristian Kristian

      These are now available in Low Colour and Black and White.

      Official comment by Kristian on September 24, 2018 at 12:11 pm

    • Brooke McAllister

      Thank you so much!

      Comment by Brooke McAllister on September 24, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    • Kristian Kristian

      You are very welcome, Brooke.
      If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

      Official comment by Kristian on September 25, 2018 at 8:35 am

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Resource Updates

  • Added Low Colour and Black and White options.

    Addition by Kristian 23rd Sep, 2018

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