Practice reading, writing, and identifying the high-frequency word “before” from the Second Grade Dolch sight words list.
This worksheet was designed as an independent practice to support the study of Grade 2 reading level Dolch Sight Words.
At the top of the page, students will read and color the sight word. Next, students will write the word twice on the dotted lines. Then they’ll find it in the word search. Finally, students will write the sight word in a sentence on the lines provided.
“Before” Sight Word Worksheet: Scaffolding & Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this sight word worksheet as a:
- Reading center activity
- Post-lesson exit ticket
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge can write additional sentences with the sight word on the back of the worksheet.
Students who need extra support can use a visual reference, like an alphabet display or anchor chart, to help decode the word.
A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource
You can turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their reading notebooks.
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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter Collaborator.
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