demand n de – mand n If you order someone to do something, you demand that he or she does it. n My friend asked me nicely to help him fix his bike, but he did not demand that I do it. n Mom demanded that I clean my room on Saturday. n The police demanded that we move our car to a different parking space.
firmly n firm – ly n When you say something firmly, you say it in a determined way that shows you won’t change. n Mom firmly told me I could not go outside until I cleaned my room. n I speak nicely, but firmly, when I give commands to my dog.
advantage n ad – van – tage n If you have an advantage, you are in a better or more favorable position than someone else. n Jason ran faster than the others, so he had an advantage in the race. n Bob had an advantage over Ray in getting the job because he had two years of experience.
ph, fh /f/ n Look at the photo of the giraffe I took at the zoo. n It was tough, but we made it to the top of the cliff. n Do you have enough graph paper for math?
Vocabulary Words n adventure – an exciting experience n climbed – went upward n greatest – the best or most wonderful n truest – the most real or loyal n clubhouse – a house or structure where a group meetsclubhouse n exploring – going someplace to discover what it is like n wondered – wanted to know more n downhearted – very sad n sewer – underground pipes that carry away waste (next slide)sewer (next slide)
Word Structure n There are strategies to use when you come across words you don’t understand. n Sometimes we can get the meaning from context clues. Read the words and sentences around the unknown word. Are there other words nearby to help us figure out the meaning?
Word Structure n We can figure out the meaning of an unfamiliar compound word if we know the meaning of the smaller words. n We can look for word endings in the unknown word. Today we will learn more about the word ending –est.
Plot and Theme n What is the plot of this story? n The plot tells about events in the friendship of Horace, Morris, and Dolores. n What is the theme, or big idea? n The big idea is the importance of friendship.
Different Kinds of Pronouns n A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun or nouns. n The pronouns I, he, she, we, and they are used as subjects of sentences. n The pronouns me, him, her, us, and them are used after action verbs. n The pronouns you and it can be used anywhere in a sentence.
Different Kinds of Pronouns n Mrs. Rodriguez brought a book to school. She will read it after lunch. n Mrs. Rodriguez is the subject in the first sentences. What pronoun took the place of Mrs. Rodriguez? n she n The noun book came after the action verb in the first sentence. What pronoun took the place of book? n it
Wrap Up Your Day! n Lesson Vocabulary n Ask Questions n Let’s Talk About It n Tomorrow you will hear about Duck and his best friend, Bear.
Horace & Morris but Mostly Dolores Tuesday Journal Topic Write about a time when you felt left out.