The Dolch Basic Sight Word List

The Dolch high frequency  published by Edward William Dolch, Ph.D. in his book,
Problems in Reading, The Garrard Press, 1948 has withstood the test of time. It is
still being used in many learning institutions today.

Here is the Dolch, 220 high frequency words in order  of frequency.
Dolch List 1
the  

to  

and  

he  

a
I  

you  

it  

of  

in
was  

said  

his  

that  

she
for  

on  

they  

but  

had

Dolch List 2
at  

him  

with  

up  

all
look

is  

her  

there  

some
out

as  

be  

have  

go
we  

am  

then  

little  

down

Dolch List 3
do  

can  

could  

when  

did  
what  

so  

see  

not  

were  
get  

them  

like  

one  

this  
my  

would  

me  

will  

yes  

Dolch List 4
big  

went  

are  

come  

if
now  

long  

no  

came  

ask
very

an  

over  

your  

its
ride

into  

just  

blue  

red
Dolch List 5
from

good  

any  

about  

around
want

don't  

how  

know  

right
put  

too  

got  

take  

where
every  

pretty  

jump  

green  

four
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