First Grade Sight Words List | Education Apr 29, 2009First Grade Sight Words List. These two tables list common sight words and cover not only words that first graders should recognize on sight by the end of the year, Table 2 includes words that they should be able to read, write and spell. So get crackin'! Use these lists of common words to help children improve reading skills quickly by using the words in games.3.2/5(1)Sight Words Flashcards · Sight Words Memory Game · Kindergarten Sight Words First Grade Sight Words | 1st Grade Sight Word Activities A good goal is to learn 220 or more sight words by the end of 2nd grade. The purpose of learning sight words is for children to recognize them instantly while they’re reading. The Fry Word list and the Dolch word list are very similar; schools usually pick one or the other to use with their students.