High Frequency Word List

The first 300 words in this list make up over 60% of all written material. The remaining 55 are additional Dolch words that were not included in the first 300.

1. the

2. of

3. and

4. a

5. to

6. in

7. is

8. you

9. that

10. it

11. he

12. was

13. for

14. on

15. are

16. as

17. with

18. his

19. they

20. I

21. at

22. be

23. this

24. have

25. from

26. or

27. one

28. had

29. by

30. word

31. but

32. not

33. what

34. all

35. were

36. we

37. when

38. your

39. can

40. said

41. there

42. use

43. an

44. each

45. which

46. she

47. do

48. how

49. their

50. if

51. will

52. up

53. other

54. about

55. out

56. many

57. then

58. them

59. these

60. so

61. some

62. her

63. would

64. make

65. like

66. him

67. into

68. time

69. has

70. look

71. two

72. more

73. write

74. go

75. see

76. number

77. no

78. way

79. could

80. people

81. my

82. than

83. first

84. water

85. been

86. call

87. who

88. oil

89. its

90. now

91. find

92. long

93. down

94. day

95. did

96. get

97. come

98. made

99. may

100. part

101. over

102. new

103. sound

104. take

105. only

106. little

107. work

108. know

109. place

110. year

111. live

112. me

113. back

114. give

115. most

116. very

117. after

118. thing

119. our

120. just

121. name

122. good

123. sentence

124. man

125. think

126. say

127. great

128. where

129. help

130. through

131. much

132. before

133. line

134. right

135. too

136. mean

137. old

138. any

139. same

140. tell

141. boy

142. follow

143. came

144. want

145. show

146. also

147. around

148. form

149. three

150. small

151. set

152. put

153. end

154. does

155. another

156. well

157. large

158. must

159. big

160. even

161. such

162. because

163. turn

164. here

165. why

166. ask

167. went

168. men

169. read

170. need

171. land

172. different

173. home

174. us

175. move

176. try

177. kind

178. hand

179. picture

180. again

181. change

182. off

183. play

184. spell

185. air

186. away

187. animal

188. house

189. point

190. page

191. letter

192. mother

193. answer

194. found

195. study

196. still

197. learn

198. should

199. America

200. world

201. high

202. every

203. near

204. add

205. food

206. between

207. own

208. below

209. country

210. plant

211. last

212. school

213. father

214. keep

215. tree

216. never

217. start

218. city

219. earth

220. eye

221. light

222. thought

223. head

224. under

225. story

226. saw

227. left

228. don’t

229. few

230. while

231. along

232. might

233. close

234. something

235. seem

236. next

237. hard

238. open

239. example

240. begin

241. life

242. always

243. those

244. both

245. paper

246. together

247. got

248. group

249. often

250. run

251. important

252. until

253. children

254. side

255. feet

256. car

257. mile

258. night

259. walk

260. white

261. sea

262. began

263. grow

264. took

265. river

266. four

267. carry

268. state

269. once

270. book

271. hear

272. stop

273. without

274. second

275. later

276. miss

277. idea

278. enough

279. eat

280. face

281. watch

282. far

283. Indian

284. really

285. almost

286. let

287. above

288. girl

289. sometimes

290. mountain

291. cut

292. young

293. talk

294. soon

295. list

296. song

297. being

298. leave

299. family

300. it’s

301. am

302. ate

303. best

304. better

305. black

306. blue

307. bring

308. brown

309. buy

310. clean

311. cold

312. done

313. draw

314. drink

315. eight

316. fall

317. fast

318. five

319. fly

320. full

321. funny

322. gave

323. goes

324. going

325. green

326. hers

327. hold

328. hot

329. hurt

330. jump

331. laugh

332. myself

333. pick

334. please

335. pretty

336. pull

337. red

338. ride

339. round

340. seven

341. shall

342. sing

343. sit

344. six

345. sleep

346. ten

347. thank

348. today

349. upon

350. warm

351. wash

352. wish

353. yellow

354. yes

355. ran