ELA Drills, Intermediate: Word Meanings 3

5th GradeLanguage Arts
Elementary and Middle School5th Grade
LanguageEnglish Language

Transcript

00:22

dinosaur. Yep Beast Boy changes so frequently that it makes the show

00:26

interesting to watch well based on context clues what do you think the word

00:31

frequently means and here the potential answers...[mumbling] well alright so it

00:37

seems beast boy is a teen titan not the next disney hero, ah well shame..[Beast boy dressed in armor on a metal horse]

00:42

we always love seeing those animated shorts.. okay so we're told that beast boy can

00:45

turn into any animal he wants whenever he wants cool trick. That'd be really handy

00:49

anytime he wants to reach something on a high shelf so does he change badly [Beast boy transforms into a giraffe to reach the cookies]

00:53

rarely, often, or well. Let's look at some of our other context clues we're told he [magnifying glass searching a paragraph]

00:59

can turn into other animals but it's never stated how good he is at making

01:03

these transformations like maybe when he decides to turn into a lion he still [beast boy transforms into a green lion]

01:07

bleats like his a goat, we really have no idea and that'd be kind of funny though.. so

01:11

because the quality of this skill isn't really explained we have no idea if he [A green cow appears]

01:15

changes either badly or well meaning we can get rid of options A and D right away

01:19

the only question then is whether he changes rarely or often well the passage

01:24

tells us that the rate at which he changes makes the show interesting to

01:28

watch okay what would be so interesting about someone who only changes into an [Boy watching a show with Beast Boy]

01:32

animal once every four episodes I'm pretty sure that show gets cancelled.

01:37

Na! frequently must mean often and indeed it does option C is the one we've

01:42

been looking for here and ah finding the right answer never fails to make us feel [Beast boy and Beauty girl dancing in a grand hall]

01:45

good now that's a tale as old as time