Sight Words with Samson is for beginning readers. It was created to help early readers master the 224 most commonly used words in the English language. The students go through a series of activities to teach them the list of sight words. They see it, spell it, hear it, and put it into sentences, giving them lots of exposure to the words. There is a score board to track their progress. My kids really liked the score board because it encouraged them to want to finish all of the activities for that word list. There is a resource section of the website with many printable flashcards and worksheets if you want to extend the learning beyond computer.
We used the sight word portion of the program with my 5-year-old daughter who is in the beginning reading stages. I was impressed to see how quickly she picked up on the words after doing all of the activities.
She particularly liked this treasure game. You earn different colored jewels as you get the words correct.
This is a great program that really improved the spelling and reading abilities of my kids. It is focused only on learning without any extra fluff, and I liked that. It seems so many “learning” websites have more games than learning and I have to keep my kids on task. That was not the case here. We will definitely continue using this website to supplement our learning. I am glad we have had the chance to review this product!
Pricing of the program:
$30 per year- 1 user
$50 per year- 4 users
$80 per year for 30 users and even more.