Your child must spell some words by automatic reflex, because she'll use them time and time again. Here are the 50 most common words of all — the ones you need to help her get to know really well:

the he at but there
of was be not use
and for this what an
a on have all each
to are from were which
in as or we she
is with ine when do
you his had your how
that they by can their
it I word said if
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