Aero and Officer Mike Robust Vocabulary Grade 3 Theme 2 Lesson 7
Aero and Officer Mike Robust Vocabulary Day1 After reading pages 196 -197 and Read-Aloud anthology, Animals and Their Trainers
babble • Have you ever wished you could babbleto a baboon?
babble • If you babble, you say words that cannot be understood.
Say the word babble
babble • What will babble - a baby for a few months or an actor? • Explain.
Name the word • If you say words that can not be understood, you …
suspicious • The trainers became suspicious of the dolphin.
suspicious • If you think someone cannot be trusted, you are suspicious of him or her.
Say the word suspicious
suspicious • What might make Mr. Smith suspicious – when his garbage can was tipped over every day or when his mail was delivered every day? Explain.
Name the word • If you think someone can not be trusted, then you are …
Practice/Apply • What would it sound like to babble? • Have you ever heard someone babble in their sleep? What did they say?
Practice/Apply • What might make you suspicious of someone? • What would that person do or say to make you feel suspicious?
Aero and Officer Mike Robust Vocabulary Day 2
scent • A scent is the smell of something.
Say the word scent
scent • Is a scent something you can touch or something you can smell?
wanders • A person who wanders travels without planning where he or she is going.
Say the word wanders
wanders • How does someone who wanders move?
whined • If someone or something whined, it gave a long, high cry.
Say the word whined
whined • What creature or object have you heard that whined?
obey • When you obey, you do what you are told to do.
Say the word obey
obey • What is something that you have to obey?
demonstrate • When you demonstrate something you show how it works or how it is done.
Say the word demonstrate
demonstrate • If I demonstrate something for you, what am I doing?
patrol • People patrol an area to watch over and guard it.
Say the word patrol
patrol • Who would you expect to patrol over a neighborhood?
Expand Word Meaning • After reading pages 198 – 199.
scent • Why do you think a dog can smell a scent after a person is gone?
wanders • How far away can a dog see something that wanders by?
whined • How could a dog hear a child who whined?
obey • What commands might a dog learn to obey?
demonstrate • What is a skill a dog could demonstrate?
patrol • Why would a police officer want to patrol with a dog?
Word Detective • Your mission this week is to look for the Robust Vocabulary Words on signs and in advertisements. • Each time you read a Robust Vocabulary Word, write it in your reading notebook. Don’t forget to tell where you found the word.
After reading main selection, Aero and Officer Mike, pages 200 – 217. accompany • Aero can accompany Officer Mike anywhere he goes.
accompany • When you accompany someone, you go someplace with him or her.
Say the word accompany
accompany • Where might children accompany their parents – to the grocery store, or to an adult-only event?
Name the word • When you go some place with someone, you …. them.
competent • Aero is the most competentdog I have ever seen.
competent • If you are competent, you are good at what you are doing.
Say the word competent
competent • Who has to be especially competent– a doctor performing check ups or a garbage collector? Explain.