Teacher Answer Key for Sloth Puzzle
When the kids finish unscrambling the words, have them exchange papers with another student. Let them take turns calling out the words while you write them on a whiteboard. After the words are decoded, let the class take turns choosing a word and saying the sound made by the first letter of the word.
Answer key: armadillo, ants, toucan, macaw, quetza, anaconda, bat, puma, butterfly, anteater, turtle, monkey, caiman, hummingbird, porcupine, lizard, jaguar
This exercise reinforces the brain connections made when words are seen, heard, and internalized, and increases vocabulary development and recognition.