I blogged before how we practice sight words with my oldest and I'm excited to share an excellent book series with you. If you are familiar with the "B.O.B." You know they are painful. They were recommended to us by my librarian and the interwebz talks them up but I thought they weren't that great. I didn't think they built upon one another that well and the illustrations were not very good. Plus there were other words used in there that I felt weren't relevant or level appropriate.
I paid the preschool a visit where I work and asked the teacher for either recommendations and she pulled out the Sight Word Readers by Scholastic. These were great! The pictures and stories were more realistic and I saw a drastic improvement in Alex's comprehension. Each book contains two sight words that correlate to a story. The only negative might be that these don't really build upon one another, they are pretty separate, but still very effective. I paired up flashcards with the books too and Alex had fun pairing them up with the books. We are just starting to begin the second series but I'm very impressed and think these are a keeper especially if you've got more than one child in the home.
Note- I was not compensated or contacted by Scholastic for this review. All of the opinions are my own.