Joan Mancini, a full-time Kindergarten teacher, presents at conferences and writes songs to help teachers use music and other modalities to engage students in early literacy lessons. She recently presented at the California Reading Association Conference in November, 2006 and the California Kindergarten Conference in January, 2007. 'Silly Songs For Sight Words' helps students learn how to read and write 18 beginning sight words. The songs help students not only recognize and spell the words, but use the words in an engaging context rich medium. Accompanying mini-books give students a chance to practice writing the words and illustrating their own song books. Primary teachers can enjoy incorporating easy tunes and fun lyrics to make sight words 'stick' for students.