Conjunctions (when, if, because, although): hummingbird

4 - Writing Ideas

Inspired by Nature Worksheet

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Writing Ideas

  • Imagine you are a hummingbird. Write an instructional guide to getting the nectar. Think about the different techniques used by the different species of hummingbird in the clip.
  • Using the facts about hummingbirds from, create a fact file about these fascinating animals. You could draw pictures of hummingbirds to make your fact file looks as professional as possible!
  • Create a ‘wanted’ poster for the devious wedge-billed hummingbird, who sneakily steals the nectar from the stalk of the plant rather than from the flower.

Related Clip

Racket-tail hummingbirds engage in aerial combat!

Credit: BBC Earth