seized If you seized something, you grabbed it in a sudden strong way.
seize Which of these items would you NOT want to seize? Why? a hot pan or a basketball What would you seize if you were in a hurry to get to school?
seize Name something at a playground that you would seize. If you seized an egg, what do you think would happen?
tiresome Because the fish weren’t biting, he found fishing to be very tiresome. Would it be more tiresome to pull weeds or to ride your bike with friends?
tiresome Which would be more tiresome to you? going on a long car trip going on a long walk How do you feel when you are doing something tiresome?
tremendous If something is tremendous, it is very large and great.
tremendous The large fish gave his fishing line a tremendous tug. Which of these animals would make a tremendous sound? a lion a mouse
tremendous Name something tremendous you might see at an amusement park. What might your face look like if you saw something tremendous? Why? If an animal made a tremendous noise, would it be loud or soft?
exhausted Frog and Toad were exhausted after their long day. Which would make you feel more exhausted? writing a long story climbing a rock wall
exhausted If I name an activity that would make you feel exhausted, close your eyes like you are sleeping. running a marathon watching television swimming laps digging deep holes climbing stairs reading a book
outrageous If something is outrageous, it is different in a shocking way.
outrageous It is outrageous that Toad doesn’t want to do anything that is not on his list. Do you think it would be outrageous to dress your dog up in your clothes? Why?
outrageous If I name things that might look outrageous, you should say “Wow!”. If it is not outrageous, you won’t say anything. clowns at school dogs at a park zebras in a shoe store a queen at a post office children at a restaurant bunnies in a pet store
patient If you are patient, you put up with things without complaining.
patient Frog was very patient about trying to find Toad’s list. Is it harder for you to be patient waiting to open your birthday present or going to visit a friend? Why?
patient I’m going to name some places. Tell your partner why you might have to be patient at each place. a swimming pool a school a grocery store a playground a clothing store a soccer game
If you had to stand in line for two hours to get a free ice cream cone, would you be patient or exhausted? Why? What would be an outrageous name for a tremendous superhero that you might create and draw? Why? Name something that would be tiresome if your job was to seize it over and over again.
Act out scenarios that show your understanding of the robust vocabulary words. You are dressed in an outrageous outfit. Show how the people on the street react as you walk by. You feel a tremendous shaking coming from the ground. Show how you might walk.
Act out scenarios that show your understanding of the robust vocabulary words. You are doing chores around the house. Demonstrate how tiresome the chores are and how exhausted you are when you are finished. Act out what it would look like to seize something that just won’t come out of the ground.