Secret Decoder - Alphabet Number Cipher Wheel Code Maker | Secret Codes

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1st - 4th, Homeschool
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2 color 2 B/W
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Make your own alphabet cipher wheel to decode simple secret codes to use in your lessons. Each alphabet letter corresponds to a number and vice versa. The uses for a cipher wheel in the classroom are endless and students love them! Add a secret code to any lesson to increase student engagement and fun!

Here are a few of the ways you can use a cipher wheel in your classroom:

  • Escape Rooms, mysteries, scavenger hunts, spy adventures
  • Write your own secret code
  • Have students decode a secret message when they have finished their work
  • Spelling and vocabulary word work (give students lists of jumbled words)
  • Fast finisher activity

What included?

  • Two versions (Alphabet/Number and Number/Alphabet)
  • Each wheel print son one page
  • Color and B/W Printing Options
  • Teacher Code Sheet (Allows teachers to quickly write out a message using the code for an activity)
  • Directions

Supplies needed:

  • You will need a BRAD or METAL FASTENER to fasten the two parts of the wheel together.
  • Use card stock or laminate for durability

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