Robust VocabularyVocabulary instruction at North Allegheny focuses on three types of vocabulary: Sight words, Decodable vocabulary and "Robust Vocabulary". This third type of word is taught with the intent to enrich and expand our children's oral vocabulary and comprehension. These words are presented within the context of a read aloud story. The weekly lessons are designed to expand the students' basic understanding of each word. Students are given multiple opportunities to use these words in different contexts throughout the weekly lesson activities. You will note that these words are "above grade-level in reading".
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