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Dolch Phrase List

Here are 150 phrases using the 220 most common words and 95 nouns in children's reading books. Dolch words provide an excellent base for reading at an early age because they cover over 50% of the vocabulary used in written English.

However, learning the Dolch words in isolation is not as effective as learning them in context. Children will build confidence in reading far quicker by learning common English patterns, so practice with Dolch phrases is essential.

PDF version of this Dolch word list. Click here for a printable .pdf version

1) a big horse
2) a big house
3) a new book
4) a new hat
5) a pretty home
6) a pretty picture
7) about him
8) about it
9) all day
10) all night
11) as he did
12) as he said
13) as I do
14) as I said
15) at home
16) at once
17) at school
18) at three
19) by the house
20) by the tree
21) can fly
22) can live
23) can play
24) can run
25) could eat
26) could make
27) did not fall
28) did not go
29) down here
30) down the hill
31) down the street
32) down there
33) for him
34) for the baby
35) for the girl
36) for them
37) from home
38) from the farm
39) from the tree
40) has come back
41) has found
42) has made
43) has run away
44) he is
45) he was
46) he would do
47) he would try
48) her father
49) her mother
50) his brother
51) his sister
52) I am
53) I may get
54) I may go
55) I was
56) I will come
57) I will go
58) I will fall
59) if I could
60) if I may
61) if I might
62) if I must
63) if you can
64) if you wish
65) in the barn
66) in the box
67) in the garden
68) in the grass
69) in the water
70) in the window
71) is coming
72) is going
73) it is
74) it was
75) must be
76) must go
77) my brother
78) my father
79) on the chair
80) on the floor
81) so long
82) so much
83) some bread
84) some cake
85) the black bird
86) the black horse
87) the funny man
88) the funny rabbit
89) the little chicken
90) the little children
91) the little dog
92) the little pig
93) the new coat
94) the new doll
95) the old man
96) the old men
97) the red apple
98) the red cow
99) the small boat
100) the small boy
101) the white duck
102) the white sheep
103) the yellow ball
104) the yellow cat
105) then he came
106) then he said
107) they are
108) they were
109) to go
110) to stop
111) to the barn
112) to the house
113) to the farm
114) to the nest
115) to the school
116) too little
117) too soon
118) up here
119) up there
120) was found
121) was made
122) we are
123) we were
124) went away
125) went down
126) what I say
127) what I want
128) when I can
129) when I wish
130) when you come
131) when you know
132) will buy
133) will go
134) will look
135) will read
136) will think
137) will walk
138) with brother
139) with mother
140) with the dog
141) with us
142) would like
143) would want
144) you are
145) you were
146) you will do
147) you will like
148) your father
149) your mother
150) your sister
 

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