KS1 Alien Nonsense Word Cards


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KS1 Alien Nonsense Word Cards - KS1, key stage one, sort, literacy, phonics, reading, nonsense words

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  • year 2 re-test of phonics screening

    , Mar 8th
  • supporting phonics screening.

    , Nov 6th
  • supporting phonics screening.

    , Jul 8th
  • Supporting RWI

    , Jan 15th
  • identifying digraphs and trigraphs

    , Jan 5th
  • Reading workshop for parents

    , Oct 22nd
  • familiarity with alien words

    , Sep 17th
  • SEN blending skills

    , Jun 17th
    • Hi bazhmd,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

      , Jun 17th
  • This I great but would be more useful if it was editable.

    , Jun 14th
    • Hi CatherineJ4,
      I have passed your request on to our resource team to see what they can do for you. I hope this helps. :)

      , Jun 14th
    • HI CatherineJ4, just to confirm, the editable version was sent out to you and is also available on the site. :)

      , Aug 3rd
  • great resource

    , Jun 10th
    • Hi JulieAnderson,
      Thank you for your feedback! I'm really glad you like it :)

      , Jun 10th
  • Phonic screening .

    , Jun 7th
  • These are great for the phonics screening check. Thank you! More alien words with the split digraph would be really helpful!

    , Mar 23rd
    • Hi RachelElizabethBarton, thank you for your review, I have passed your thoughts along to our design team to see what they can do for you. I hope this helps. :)

      , Mar 23rd
    • Hi there RachelElizabethBarton, just to confirm, we have now made this resource. :)

      , Jul 31st
  • Great resource for phonic screening.

    , Mar 19th
  • These are brilliant! Do you have any more? Thank you :)

    , Mar 2nd
    • Hey there ldavidson, thanks for commenting! Were you hoping for more KS1 nonsense cards, more general alien cards or more nonsense cards of a difference sort? :)

      , Mar 2nd
  • practice reading nonsense words for phonics test

    , Feb 20th
  • fun way to test phonic knowledge

    , Jan 18th
  • brilliant resource for year 1 phonics test

    , Jan 17th
  • Thank you great resource for preparation for phonics screening.

    , Jan 15th
  • Taining children to be prepared for the waste of space and time (but statutory) phonics test in Year 1.

    , Dec 21st
  • Great resource! A fun way to approach phonics assessment and get a clear understanding of the way students break down words. I have recommended it (and a Twinkl subscription!) to several colleagues!

    , Aug 12th
  • I love the nonsense word cards. They really help the child focus on what they see and not just what they think they see. I especially like the fact that you use pictures of aliens and robots. Some children feel very uncomfortable reading these strange sounding "words" and I love spinning a story around the characters on the cards. (Four stars, only because I haven't had a chance to open this one yet. My computer takes a while to download these files.)

    , Jul 12th
A handy set of alien themed sorting cards containing a range of real and nonsense words.
This resource is available in Standard, Editable, Cursive, Dyslexic and Precursive.
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    • Twinkl added Cursive Version on Mar 4th
    • Twinkl added Dyslexic Version on Mar 4th
    • Twinkl added Precursive Version on Mar 4th
    • Twinkl updated the Main Version on Mar 3rd
    • Twinkl added Editable Version on Feb 5th
    • Twinkl added Editable Version on Feb 3rd