• Stuck on a Word?
     
    Eagle Eye
    Look at the pictures! 
    ~look at the picture for clues to help figure out words 
     
    Lips the Fish
    Get your lips ready!
    ~say the first few sounds of the words aloud
    ~ read it and say it again
     
    Stretchy Snake
    S-t-r-e-t-c-h it out! 
    ~stretch the sounds out slowly 
    ~put them back together to figure out the word 
     
    Chunky Monkey
    Chunk the word!
    ~look for a chunk or word part that you know 
     
    Tryin' Lion
    Try it again!
    ~ try to reread the sentence
    ~try a word that makes sense
     
    Skippy Frog
    Skip It, Skip It! 
    ~skip the word and read to the end of the sentence
    ~hop back and try it again! 
     
    Flippy Dolphin
    Flip the vowel sound!
    ~if it doesn't sound right, flip short and long vowel sounds
     
    Helpful Kangaroo 
    Ask for help!
    ~after you tried all the other strategies, ask for help