Presentation on theme: "Recognizing and using short vowels. Definition 1: to move past; go by 2: a narrow route across a low place in the mountains 3: a free ticket or permit."— Presentation transcript:
Definition 1: to move past; go by 2: a narrow route across a low place in the mountains 3: a free ticket or permit 4: to occur; happen Examples: (n) boarding pass a very narrow passage made it (v)catch that ball What is it like? - to give up one’s turn in a game - a form of identification - to discontinue - to give information Jim was elated he won a free pass to Fiesta Texas.
Definition 1: to use boastful language 2: a person who boasts Examples: (n) the new car did it (v) got to brag and crow What is it like? - gloat - boast Jane liked to brag about her straight A’s.
Definition 1: to perceive the odor or scent of through the nose by means of the olfactory nerves 2: the sense of smell Examples: (n) nice aroma bad smell (v) smell this What is it like? -fragrance -discover -breathe -stench I love the smell of chocolate cake baking.
Definition 1: past tense of feel 2: a nonwoven fabric of wool, fur, or hair matted together by heat, moisture, and great pressure 3: to perceive or examine by touch Examples: (n) felt hat felt markers felt cloth (v) don’t touch carefully What is it like? -touch -material -feel I always wondered why my grandpa’s felt hat felt so stiff and woolly.
Definition 1: past tense of keep 2: to hold or have use of 3: to persist at Examples: (v) kept too long What is it like? -held -saved -guarded as a secret -fulfilled as kept happy -restrain The dog kept chewing on the couch until he ripped a very large hole in the cover.
Definition 1: the ability to do something well 2: special ability in a task or sport acquired by training Examples: (n) building playing music laying a walk very special skill What is it like? -competence -intelligence -ability -craft -knack My mother was a very skill ed seamstress.
Definition 1: a block of clay hardened by drying 2: to pave, line, wall, or build with brick Examples: (n) a single brick can grow into a wall which can grow into many walls or an entire building What is it like? -stone -slab -cinder block The brick on the house next door is cracking.
Definition 1: the part of a shirt, dress, or coat that encompasses the neckline of the garment and sewn permanently to it 2: to seize by the neck Examples: (n) injured neck man’s dress shirt keeps a dog safe (v) collared by the law What is it like? -corner -capture -arrest -neckband The burglar was collar ed by the police.
Definition 1: the brown, hard outer portion or surface of a slice of bread 2: the hard external covering or coating Examples: (n) pie crust bread crust pizza crust crusty alga growing on a rock What is it like? -covering -surface -layer -outside My favorite part of a fresh loaf of homemade bread is the wonderful crust with lots of butter.
Definition 1: confident expectation of something; hope 2: rely or depend on Examples: (n) business parent and child (v) trust in others What is it like? -belief -faith -confidence My parents were always so reliable that I was able to trust them for everything.