All 220 Dolch sight words are taught in 23 riddles. NO OTHER VOCABULARY IS PRESENT IN THE RIDDLES, making this a very quick and effective means of getting the high frequency sight words taught without spending time and energy on many other words of less utility. The riddles start very simple, easy to read and easy to solve, and gradually become more complex and difficult. Comprehension and reading for meaning is thus a secondary, but extremely important goal. A riddle may have as few as 5 or 6 new words or as many as 15, but repetition of many of the words allows ease of recognition as children make their way through the booklet. The riddles are provided in larger primary type to facilitiate making individual booklets for each child and photocopying for this purpose is authorized.