Possessive Apostrophes: panda

1 - Learning Objective

Learning Objective

We are learning how to use the apostrophe to indicate possession.

Context: panda


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Credit: BBC One - Super Cute Animals

Clip Description

Giant pandas live peacefully in the mountain forests of southwest China, where they are considered a national treasure. They live on a diet of bamboo, and must eat at least 26 pounds of it a day (that’s as much as a medium-sized dog weighs!).

In this fascinating clip, we meet the giant panda, whose large eyes and head are designed to scare predators and rivals. However, these features seem to have the opposite effect on most humans. Why do you think we like them so much? Watch the clip to find out.

Discuss the meaning of each word highlighted in bold.

Word Challenge

Write a list of words/phrases that best describe a giant panda?

e.g. cute, appealing, like an enormous cuddly toy, …