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Dolch Word Search Puzzles

Copyright 2000 Betsy B. Lee,
Learning Abilities Books http://www.gate.net/~labooks
These puzzles may be reproduced for classroom use only. All other rights are reserved.

Why are these puzzles in lower case letters? Beginning readers and struggling readers benefit most from word recognition exercises using lower case letters because most writing is done with lower case letters. We should avoid puzzles which use only capital letters.

Many children have difficulty remembering to read from left to right and from top to bottom. Word search puzzles which do not follow this pattern can mislead beginning readers and children who tend to write and read words backward. If your children need help remembering right and left, use the Right and Left Links lesson plan.

On this web site, words in the pre-primer and primer word searches are read only from left to right. Words in the first, second, and third grade word searches are read from left to right, or top to bottom, or diagonally from upper left to lower right.

One learning principle is to break information down into small chunks. It often helps to have children learn a few words well then move on to the next group of words. Each list (pre-primer, primer, etc.) is subdivided for the word search puzzles. Subdivisions do not represent order of difficulty. Use the same puzzles several times.

The following puzzles have all of the Dolch sight words.

Pre-primer Puzzle and Answers
and, big, can, for, in, is, it, me, one
Pre-primer Puzzle and Answers
a, I, my, not, red, run, see, the, to, up, we
Pre-primer Puzzle and Answers
blue, come, down, find, go, look, play, said, two, you
Pre-primer Puzzle and Answers
away, funny, help, here, jump, little, make, three, where, yellow

Primer Puzzle and Answers
all, am, are, ate, be, do, he, on, saw, say, so, she
Primer Puzzle and Answers
but, did, eat, into, new, no, our, too, was, will, with, yes
Primer Puzzle and Answers
at, came, now, out, ride, ran, soon, this, want, who
Primer Puzzle and Answers
get, must, there, they, under, well, went, what, white
Primer Puzzle and Answers
black, brown, four, good, have, like, please, pretty, that

First Grade Puzzle and Answers
after, again, as, by, fly, of, over, round, some, take
First Grade Puzzle and Answers
give, had, has, how, may, stop, thank, them, then, think
First Grade Puzzle and Answers
any, ask, giving, him, just, let, live, open, walk, were
First Grade Puzzle and Answers
an, could, every, from, her, his, know, old, once, put, when

Second Grade Puzzle and Answers
always, around, because, been, does, fast, first, five, sing, sit, sleep
Second Grade Puzzle and Answers
before, best, don't, found, gave, goes, green, pull, read, right, tell, their
Second Grade Puzzle and Answers
both, buy, its, made, many, off, or, these, those, upon, very, would
Second Grade Puzzle and Answers
call, cold, us, use, wash, which, why, wish, work, write, your

Third Grade Puzzle and Answers
about, better, bring, carry, clean, cut, done, draw, drink, eight, fall, far, full, got, grow
Third Grade Puzzle and Answers
hold, hot, hurt, if, keep, kind, laugh, light, long, much, myself, never
Third Grade Puzzle and Answers
only, own, pick, seven, shall, show, six, small, start, ten, today, together, try, warm
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