Watch the Opening Up Old Patterns online guitar lesson by Shane Theriot from Solo Mojo
Let's look at another position of the pentatonic scale and I'll give you a shape that I like to use. Don't worry so much about what this is called, just get the sound and shape under your fingers. This position gives you a lot of options for different chord tone approaches, melodic ideas, etc. Try combining the first shape with this one ascending one and descending the other for more practice.