All three teachers indicated that sight word acquisition was an appropriate goal for the target students in this study and that the students attained ambitious outcomes.
However, when Fran was present, he showed the same pattern of sight word acquisition as the other three students.
In Ehri's (1997) terms, the road to sight word acquisition
and fluent reading is paved with phonology and glued by the letters of the alphabet.
These procedures comprise a stimulus control strategy, specifically prompt fading, to provide errorless or near errorless sight word acquisition in a child with mild disabilities.
Ehri (1995) hypothesizes four stages associated with sight word acquisition.
Effects of peer tutoring on sight word acquisition and generality of students with developmental handicaps.
Table 2 Sample Sight Word Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 I around air can could answer now first hear that would picture hand often second my large during not school might long himself change was because ground over money important said became straight then paper beautiful by real young same walked bottom went house instead thing round color like still follow saw next instead after sure listen Table 3 Student Sight Word Acquisition Words acquired % of Student Pretest [a] during CWPT Max.