High Frequency Words

When children are learning to read, the more fluent they become with the more common words, the quicker they can progress. We've been asked to put together some resources for the most common words, and we are building up a collection that I hope you find useful.

100 High Frequency Word Bookmarks

100 High Frequency Word Bookmarks

Choose from two versions of these fun high frequency word bookmarks - one with white backgrounds, and one in full colour (as seen below). There are 10 words on each of 10 bookmarks, ready to print and cut out. The US options have "mom" rather than "mum".

100 High Frequency Word Cards

100 High Frequency Word Cards

There are 10 pages in this printable, each with 10 of the top 100 high frequency words. We've designed them to be quick to slice up or cut out, and you can use them to help children get really familiar with these very common words.

100 High Frequency Word Fan

100 High Frequency Word Fan

This little fan is a useful way of keeping the top 100 high frequency reading words in one place! Just cut out the sections and punch holes in the bottom, then join together (preferably keeping them in order) with either a large split pin or a book ring.

100 High Frequency Word Flash Cards

100 High Frequency Word Flash Cards

We've got 100 high frequency words in useful flash cards in this 25 page printable, taken from Letters and Sounds. There are four flash cards to each page, and we've designed them so that they are quick to cut or slice up evenly.

100 High Frequency Words Reading Worm

100 High Frequency Words Reading Worm

I love this reading worm! It's a slightly more sophisticated version of the one that I used when I was helping my children learn to read, and we had such fun with him. Here you can find 10 worms, each with 10 of the top 100 high frequency words specified in Letters and Sounds, in order.

Next 200 Common Word Cards 1

Next 200 Common Word Cards 1

Of the next 200 common words in Letters and Sounds, here are the first 100 on useful cards, quick to slice and cut. This is a 10 page pdf file.

Next 200 Common Word Cards 2

Next 200 Common Word Cards 2

Here are the second hundred of the next 200 common words from the Letters and Sounds list. Use them for recognition games, drills and display. This is a 10-page pdf file.

Next 200 Common Words Charts

Next 200 Common Words Charts

Each page here has 25 of the next 200 common words as per Letters and Sounds. Keep them on display or give them to students for practice. They could cross-off or highlight each word that they can read confidently. This is an 8-page pdf file.

Next 200 Common Words Fan 1

Next 200 Common Words Fan 1

Of the next 200 common words according to Letters and Sounds, here are the first hundred ready to be made into a useful fan. Just follow the instructions on the 3-page printable below.

Next 200 Common Words Fan 2

Next 200 Common Words Fan 2

Make a fan that displays the second hundred of the "next 200 common words" according to Letters and Sounds. It's a fun way to keep track of words that the children can read confidently or might need more practice on.

Next 200 Common Words Flash Cards 1

Next 200 Common Words Flash Cards 1

Learning the next 200 common words (Letters and Sounds) is made fun with this set of flash cards. This set 1 comprises the first hundred, four to a page. Just slice or cut along the dotted line. Be warned - this is a 25-page pdf file!

Next 200 Common Words Flash Cards 2

Next 200 Common Words Flash Cards 2

More flash cards for learning vocabulary! This set comprises the second hundred of the "next 200 common words" according to Letters and Sounds, four to a page. This is a 25-page pdf file.

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