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Name the alien 3 letter words

Name the alien 3 letter words


These name the alien worksheets are a great way to get children used to the idea of nonsense words in a fun way. These ones are the simplest containing just basic phonemes to make 3 letter names.


Why do you need this?

Nonsense words, or "alien words," are non-existent words that follow phonetic patterns. By practicing decoding these words, students strengthen their ability to apply phonics rules and sound out unfamiliar words encountered in text.


How and when might you use this?

These worksheets can be used in a variety of ways:

· During small group phonics sessions

· Independent work stations or literacy centers

· Homework practice

· Guided reading groups

· Morning work

· Whole class instruction


What is included?

Resource contains 6 worksheets:

· 5 worksheets, 1 for each vowel, in which children draw an alien and then cut and stick to create an alien name

· 1 worksheet in which there are 4 pictures of aliens and children can write a nonsense name underneath that they make up.


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