Secret Sentences 1 with Phonics Codes (100 pages) Whimsy Workshop

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****Please note - This set is also part of a full year bundle which is available at a much reduced price. You can choose from the sets below****

Secret Sentences Sets:

Secret Sentences 1 - Color, Number and Sight Words in Simple Sentences
Secret Sentences 2 - Blends
Secret Sentences 3 - Digraphs
Secret Sentences 4 -Alliterative AlphabetSentences
Secret Sentences - FULL YEAR BUNDLE: Set 1,2,3,4

Welcome to Phonics Codes!

These fun activities bring out the “detectives” in your students! They will be practicing multiple essential writing skills while they crack the code and reveal the silly sentences! Please check out the fabulous customer reviews of this product below!

How Does It Work?

*The code is made up of pictures that begin with each
letter of the alphabet. (ie. an apple = A; a bee = B)

*To break the code, students ask “What letter does that
picture start with? What sound do I hear?” There are letter shape boxes below each picture for extra help with guessing, or self-checking their guess.

*Once students have decoded each letter, they can read the sentence, and write it themselves independently.

*Next, students use the checklist for self-editing (or peer editing) the sentence to make sure they've remembered to use a capital at the beginning and a period at the end, proper spacing and watching for reversed letters. There's even a spot to remind them to write their name on their work. When used daily, all of these editing skills become habitual and transfer to other work situations.

*Students then draw a picture to show understanding of the
sentence. (ie: "The cat is black." will require a drawing of a black cat to show comprehension.)
This is an excellent way to assess comprehension.

This set includes a Phonics Codes chart in both color and BW for students to refer to if needed.

These sets can be used in so many ways.
They are perfect for:
*Whole group lessons on specific skills
*Small group lessons on specific skills
*Daily independent morning work
*Introduction to self-editing
*Independent literacy centers
*Easy addition to sub plans
*Fun activities to send as homework
*Assessment of skills learned

Focus Skills:
simple sentence structure suitable for beginner readers, sight words, letter sounds, letter formation, capitalization, punctuation, self-editing, color words, number words, comprehension (shown through the correct illustration).

p. 1-9 Introduction and Ideas for use
p. 10-39 Black and White Printables for Simple Sentences
p. 40-100 Color Versions of Simple Sentences (2 kinds)

I have organized the black and white versions as a group, and color as a different group, for ease of printing.

Each of the 30 sentences has 3 versions:
1 BW printable and 2 different color versions to laminate and use as a literacy center. The color copies are designed to use very little ink, and can also be used as printables if desired.

*Note: If your students are not yet ready for sentence work, there Phonics Codes sets available working with words only. The concept is the same, but students work on decoding, matching and writing single words to practice sight words, blends, digraphs, and more!
Secret WORDS Sets: (This is for students not yet ready to decode sentences)

Set 1 Sight Words

Set 2 Blends

Set 3 Digraphs

Secret Words BUNDLE

Secret Words SEASONAL BUNDLE with 7 seasonal themes.

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Secret Sentences 1 with Phonics Codes (100 pages) Whimsy Workshop
Secret Sentences 1 with Phonics Codes (100 pages) Whimsy Workshop
Secret Sentences 1 with Phonics Codes (100 pages) Whimsy Workshop
Secret Sentences 1 with Phonics Codes (100 pages) Whimsy Workshop