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The Horrid Three-Horned Face



The Horrid Three-Horned Face
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     challenging words:    cards, horrid, horridus, lived, pounds, skeleton, skull, tops, Uh-oh, hall, dinosaur, almost, animal, behind, beside, bone
     content words:    Try SER


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The Horrid Three-Horned Face
By Kathleen W. Redman
  

1     The children followed Dr. Dinosaur down a long hall. He stopped at a corner.
 
2     "Children," he said, "get ready to see Triceratops horridus."
 
3     "What's a , a, a, - one of those things?" Jaime asked.
 
4     "A Triceratops (Try SER uh tops) is a dinosaur," Dr. Dinosaur said. "A horrid dinosaur."
 
5     "What does horrid mean?" Terry asked.
 
6     "It means very, very bad," Dr. Dinosaur said.
 
7     "Was it a very, very bad dinosaur?" Laine wanted to know.
 
8     "No," Dr. Dinosaur laughed. "It is called horrid because it had three horns on its face!"
 
9     "I bet it was ugly," Merry said.
 
10     "See for yourself," Dr. Dinosaur told them.

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