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Vocabulary Instruction - Kindergarten

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Does the student describe common objects and events in both general and specific language? Help Me Decide Have the student:
(a) describe the items or objects in the school classroom / playground / cafeteria,
(b) describe their morning routine, and
(c) extend their descriptions of (a) and (b)
Can the student identify and sort common words into conceptual categories? Help Me Decide Have the student:
(a)  name the shown object or picture and identify the appropriate category (e.g., animals, food, and transportation)
Does the student understand and use new vocabulary in various contexts after it is introduced and taught directly? Help Me Decide Have the student:
(a)  choose a current vocabulary word and apply it to different contexts
For more information refer to the Vocabulary section.

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