Expanded Noun Phrases: manatee

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Copy and improve the first sentence by putting an adjective before each noun.

Challenge 2

Complete the second sentence by writing  a prepositional phrase that starts with the word ‘with.’

Challenge 3

Using some of the words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the manatees featured in the film clip. Your sentence must include a noun phrase that has been expanded with both adjectives and a prepositional phrase. Some suggested prepositions are included in the Word Wall.


Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Using their  _____  tails to power them forwards, the ____  manatees glided through the  ________ water.

2) In the warm water below the discharge pipe, the gentle sea cows __________________ were playing Follow-the-leader.

Word Wall

with at in on manatee Florida aquatic scars slow-moving graceful gentle giant glided collided mermaid's tail paddle-like prehensile lip