Definitions for "Sight words"
a whole word approach through which students learn to automatically recognize important, high-frequency words without decoding.
are words a reader recognizes instantly. We normally store sight words as a biproduct of decoding.
Words that a reader recognizes without having to sound them out. Some sight words are "irregular," or have letter-sound relationships that are uncommon. Some examples of sight words are you, are, have and said.