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Here are some words and concepts that will be covered in Lesson Two of the downloadable Lesson Guide (446K PDF file).


Piece of: part of a whole, or one of a bunch

  • Things that can come in pieces include pizza, candy, cake, paper, puzzles, tape, and chalk.
  • A related phrase is "piece of cake," meaning "easy."
Cheese: a food made from milk and formed into a solid block
  • Kinds of cheese include American, Swiss, jack, parmesan, and cheddar.
  • Many foods are made with cheese, such as macaroni and cheese, pizza, cheeseburgers, and cheesecake.
  • A related phrase is "say cheese," meaning "to smile."
  • Compound words include cheeseburger and cheesecake.
Smell: To use the senses in your nose to identify something's odor; the sense of smell
  • In the story, the cheese is tasty smelling.
  • Foods and other things can smell nice or bad; these foods don't do the smelling, but we say that they "smell" a certain way.
  • Many things smell good or bad, such as perfume, a cake in the oven, cut grass, fish, or a skunk.
  • If you say that something smells, you mean that it smells bad.
Tasty: a word to describe food that tastes good
  • A synonym for "tasty" is "yummy."
  • Taste is one of the five senses: the sense of taste.
  • To taste something means to put a little bit of food into the mouth and experience its flavor.
Delicious: a word to describe food that tastes good
  • Comparatively, "delicious" is more emphatic than "tasty."