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Introduce Vocabulary: Make Way for Ducklings (McCloskey)

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Use the Caldecott Award-winning book Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (which can be found on YouTube if you don't have it) to guide budding readers through vocabulary in context. Although the instruction here is limited to the words responsibility and satisfied, there are many more you could introduce from this text. Simply follow the strategy here, extending the outlined comprehension questions to any other words you are introducing. Kids pay attention to context clues as you read aloud, and can use the graphic organizers to synthesize what they are learning.

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