Stretchy Snake is one of the Beanie Baby inspired decoding strategies. Stretchy Snake teaches students how to stretch out the sounds when they come to a word they do not know. The packet provides 6 practice lessons with short vowel patterns, and 6 practice lessons with long vowel patterns. Lessons provide practice with locating, recognizing, writing, counting, and saying the sounds. The packet also includes an assessment with answer key for both long and short sounds. It is a great tool for preparing students for segmenting assessments.
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