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A Chair for My Mother *Robust Vocabulary*
allowance If you get money for doing chores or helping at home, then you get an allowance.
Ginni had been saving her allowance for months so she could buy a new video game. When I was younger, I got an allowance every week for emptying the dishwasher. allowance
* What are some things you might do at home to earn an allowance? *What are some things you would like to spend your allowance on? allowance
rosy If someone looks rosy, then it looks pink.
Her cheeks looked rosy. A rosy sunset filled the sky with red and pink colors. Which of these might you describe as rosy- a sunburn or dark brown hair? rosy
*Tell about a time when your cheeks might turn rosy. * Would your cheeks turn rosy while gardening on a sunny day? rosy
bargain If you didn’t have to pay much to buy something good, then you got a bargain.
My mom got a bargain on her new clothes by shopping on the day of a big sale. Which do you think is a bargain- buying clothes at a garage sale or new clothes at a store? bargain
*Why should you look for a bargain when you buy something? * How can you tell if something is a bargain? bargain
spoiled If something is spoiled, then it is damaged or ruined.
Milk that is left out too long will become spoiled. Is a new shirt spoiled? spoiled
* Describe what spoiled fruit looks and smells like. *What might cause a picnic or a party to be spoiled? spoiled
comfortable When you are comfortable, then you feel good just as you are.
Abbey was comfortable as she sat in that cozy chair. If you wanted to be comfortable at the beach, would you bring a towel or a chair? comfortable
* Would your mom be comfortable if she had to sleep on the floor? * Are you more comfortable sitting in your chair at school or a soft chair at home? comfortable
boost If you give someone a boost, then you lift him or her up to reach something.
Mrs. Thompson gave Alexis a boost so she could reach the monkey bars. Would it be easier to boost your baby sister or older brother? boost
*When might you need to give someone a boost? * When might it not be a good idea to give someone a boost? boost
exchanged When you exchanged things, then you gave something to someone and you got something else in return.
My family likes to exchange gifts at Christmas. I exchanged books with my best friend. exchanged
*You were given a sweater that looks exactly like a sweater your best friend has. Is this something you would have exchanged? * Which word has almost the same meaning as exchanged: count or swap? exchanged
delivered If you deliver something, then you take it from one place and bring it to another.
Tiffany was excited when the mail carrier delivered a package from her Grandma. Would it be easier to deliver ice cream or a box of toys? delivered
*Which word has almost the same meaning as delivered : brought or kept? *What kinds of things are delivered by postal workers? delivered
thrifty If you are thrifty, then you are careful about spending money.
Grandma was thrifty. That means she always looked for a good bargain on the things she bought. If I look for sales, am I thrifty ? thrifty
*Do you think it is better to be a thrifty person or a person who spends a lot of money? *How can you tell if someone is a thrifty person? thrifty
industrious If you are industrious, then you are hard working.
industrious That group of students were industrious because picked up trash during their recess. Industrious workers make sure they get their work done. Would you be an industrious worker if you were lazy?.
industrious *Would you like to be described as industrious? *What are some things an industrious student is most likely to do?
The milk was _______ because it was left out on the counter all night. A. allowance B. rosy C. bargain D. spoiled
When my daughter was finish with her weekly chores, she received an __________. A. boost B. allowance C. bargain D. exchange
Colin used the stool to ______ himself up to reach the counter. A. boost B. comfortable C. bargain D. thrifty
My mom was ______ when she went grocery shopping. A. comfortable B. spoiled C. thrifty D. rosy
I _________ presents with my brothers and sisters. A. rosy B. boost C. exchanged D. delivered
The __________ student completed his homework every night. A. spoiled B. industrious C. thrifty D. comfortable
My mom ______ that shirt for one in a different color. A. exchanged B. spoiled C. delivered D. rosy
My couch is very ______ to sit on. A. comfortable B. industrious C. thrifty D. spoiled
She wore a _________ shirt. A. allowance B. exchanged C. rosy D. bargain
My mom was upset that I _______ my shirt while painting in art class. A. exchanged B. spoiled C. delivered D. thrifty
Can you read these words? 1. allowance 2. rosy 3. thrifty 4. industrious 5. bargain 6. spoiled 7. comfortable 8. boost 9. exchanged 10. delivered