Direct Speech: hermit crab

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Rewrite the first sentence using inverted commas to indicate the spoken words.

Challenge 2

Rewrite the second sentence using all of the correct punctuation marks.

Challenge 3

Following on from the scintillating sentence passage on the previous page, continue the conversation between Alya and Carlos. Perhaps they begin to size each other up to decide who is in fact the biggest crab? Don’t forget the rules for writing direct speech and try to include some of the descriptive words on the Word Wall.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Deciding to organise themselves from largest to smallest Alya said, Right, Carlos, you need to get to the very back!

2) Excuse me mate exclaimed Carlos spotting the perfect sized crab to take the largest shell Fancy a new luxury home?

Word Wall

hermit crab rocky shore chain reaction property soft-bodied organised arranged upgraded beautiful shell orderly queue patient compared