Do your kids need a little help with their sight words? We’ve got just the thing. These fun and festive elf sight words worksheets are perfect for first-grade students who are learning to read and write.
Each of these sight words worksheets includes a list of common sight words to trace and write three times.
Your kids will love practicing their reading skills with these fun holiday worksheets. And since they’re themed around elves, they’ll be excited to do them!
Download our free sight word worksheets today!
The free printables are designed to help first-grade students learn the most common sight words as well as to improve their reading and writing skills.
By tracing and writing these sight words three times, students will be able to learn them more quickly and easily.
Additionally, the festive and fun elf-themed graphics on these worksheets will help to keep students engaged while they practice their skills.
Teaching Sight Words in First Grade
Teaching sight words is important for first graders. Sight words are the most common words that students will see in both reading and writing, so they need to learn these words as quickly as possible.
There are a lot of different ways to teach sight words to first graders. Some of the most common ways include tracing and writing the words, saying the words out loud, and using flashcards.
All of these methods can help students learn and remember sight words more easily. Additionally, using fun and festive graphics on worksheets or flashcards can keep students engaged while they practice.
Whatever method you choose, make sure that you are constantly reinforcing the sight words so that students remember them long-term.
Elf Sight Words
The printable includes a list of common sight words as well as a space for students to trace and write each word three times.
These worksheets, complete with festive and fun elf-themed graphics, will help keep students engaged while they hone their skills.
What You’ll Need
- Sight word worksheets (at the bottom of this post)
This free worksheet packet includes five sight words worksheets. Each worksheet includes an adorable elf graphic to get kids in the holiday spirit.
On each page, kids will read, trace, and write eight first grade sight words. Each page features different words. The pack includes a total of 40 sight words.
What You’ll Do
To prepare these worksheets, just print them out. If you’d like to make them reusable, laminate them or slip them in a dry erase pocket. Kids can use a dry erase marker to complete the activity.
Introduce the sight words worksheet to students, explaining that they will be tracing and writing the words three times each.
Have students complete the worksheet, tracing and writing the words as directed. Encourage them to say the words out loud as they write them.
After completing the worksheet, have students review the words they wrote.
Elf Picture Books for Kids
There are a lot of different elf picture books that can be used in the classroom to help students learn about elves and Christmas. Some of the most popular books include The Elf on the Shelf, Elf Pets: A Reindeer Tradition, and How to Catch an Elf.
All of these books are perfect for reading aloud to students, and they can also be used for literacy activities. For example, students can answer questions about the text after reading it, or they can write their own version of the story.
Additionally, these books can be used to teach other subjects. For example, The Elf on the Shelf can be used to teach math skills by having students count how many elves are in each scene.
With so many great elf picture books available, teachers can easily find a book that will fit perfectly into their curriculum.
And with Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start using them in the classroom!
Christmas Elf Activities
Christmas is a great time to get kids engaged in learning. There are so many different activities that you can do with Christmas elves, both in and outside of the classroom.
Some popular elf activities include making elf crafts, creating an elf scavenger hunt, playing catch with stuffed elves, or even having a pretend tea party with plastic or stuffed elves.
In addition to these activities, you can also use elf books and flashcards to help students learn sight words or spelling words. Finally, you can even have the students make their own elf art projects with paper, crayons, and markers.
No matter what activity you choose, your students are sure to have a great time learning about elves, Christmas, and sight words. Have fun!
Sight words are an important part of first-grade education, and there are a lot of different ways to teach them.
By using different activities and methods, teachers can ensure that all students learn and remember the sight words being taught.
Additionally, differentiated instruction is a great way to help all students excel in a classroom setting.
Teachers should make sure to assess their students regularly so they can provide the best possible instruction for each individual.