The following Beanie Baby Decoding Strategies are introduced in this PowerPoint Presentation:
Eagle Eye: Look at the pictures
Lips the Fish: Get your lips ready
Stretchy Snake: Stretch it out
Chunky Monkey: Chunk the Word
Skippy Frog: Skip it and jump back
Trin' Lion: Try it again
Flippy Dolphin: Flip the vowels
Helpful Kangaroo: ask for help.
Also included in a template to print out the 8 strategies onto post it notes. These can serve as a visual reminder bookmark or students can mark circle which strategy they used.