Phonics Screening: Twisted Nonsense Words

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Resource Code: #42914

Suitable for Year 1 and advanced Reception.

Includes two sets.

A different twist on nonsense words (alien words). Help your students develop their decoding skills with these magically twisted nonsense words.

Includes a series of nonsense words, for example ‘aws’, ‘gowl’, ‘molgo’ (26 different words in each set). These are provided on flashcards and can be used as normal alien word activities for developing decoding skills.

These words are also provided in a series of sentences and it is possible to ‘untwist’ these words into real words and discover a hidden sentence.

Each set includes:

– Flashcards with every nonsense word used in the sentences
– Ten Twisted Words Challenge Sheets with space for children to write their attempts at untwisting the words
– Editable Powerpoint with every challenge. Use these to demonstrate solutions or for class/group challenges on whiteboards and tablets
– Answer sheet

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