Lesson 16 Robust Vocabulary

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Lesson 16 Robust Vocabulary. What would be more charming , a monkey that pops out of a box when music is played or a squawking goose? Which would be considered a racket , a bunch of kids at a birthday party or a colony of ants moving from one ant hill to another?

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Lesson 16 Robust Vocabulary
• What would be more charming, a monkey that pops out of a box when music is played or a squawking goose?
• Which would be considered a racket, a bunch of kids at a birthday party or a colony of ants moving from one ant hill to another?
• When would you be delighted? If you found out the weekend would be spent helping your parents clean up the yard. Or, if you learned that you won a prize.
• Visiting my great grandfather was usually accompanied by awkwardness because his embrace included pinches all over.
Rate the Robust Scenario: Fill in the blank with the vocabulary word, and then rate the scenario with a number from the scale.
• Tender------------------------------------------------------------Brittle
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• It is spring, and there are shoots coming out of all of the trees and plants. A brand new shoot is a bright green leaf. They are very __________ (____).
• In fall, when all of the leaves turn colors and dry up, they become very ___________ (____).
• When some people feel ill, they say that they are __________ (____), because any little bump or poke makes them feel bad.
• The older a person gets, the more ___________ (____) his or her bones become. It is common for elderly people to break bones when they fall down.
Rate the Robust Scenario: Fill in the blank with the vocabulary word, and then rate the scenario with a number from the scale.
• Cunning---------------------------------------------------------Ingenious
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• There is a flood in the classroom, and no one can find anything to scoop up water. One student empties out his toolbox and begins scooping water off of the floor and into the sink. Soon everyone follows suit. The first boy was _________ (____).
• A student suggests to others that maybe if they don’t say anything about it, the teacher might forget to assign homework. She is _____________ (____).
• There was nothing to prop open the door until a student taped several pencils together and wedged the device under the door. That student was ______________ (____).
Rate the Robust Scenario: Fill in the blank with the vocabulary word, and then rate the scenario with a number from the scale.
• Charming--------------------------------------------------------Cunning
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• A kid holds the door for others to go through before himself. ____
• The chipmunk shared her stashed nuts with a friend. ____
• The badger placed scraps of food in a few places far away from his own collection of goodies to distract thieves. ____
• Billy tells Patty that someone wants to talk to her so that she will get out of line, and then Billy takes her spot. ____
Rate the Robust Scenario: Fill in the blank with the vocabulary word, and then rate the scenario with a number from the scale.
• Charming--------------------------------------------------------Cunning
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• The wolf from “Lon Po Po” was quick to turn out the lights upon entering the house. ____
• Shang suggested that her mother went to see her Po Po, and that it was far away. She wondered why Po Po was at her door. ____
• Shang allowed the wolf to fall to the ground a few times before the fatal fall from the top of the gingko tree. ____
• Shang offered the disguised wolf magical gingko nuts. ____
• The wolf spoke nicely at the door in order to gain entrance. ____