Active and passive voice: elephant seal

4 - Writing Ideas

Inspired by Nature Worksheet

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Writing Ideas

  • An argument has just broken out between an elephant seal and a king penguin. The seal is furious that his beauty sleep has been disrupted. The penguins are furious that their path has been blocked. Write the fiery exchange of words that took place.
  • Follow the National Geographic elephant seal link and write your own non-chronological report about this fascinating mammal.
  • Write a Kiplingesque Just So story about an elephant seal which has the following title: How the Elephant Seal Got Its Long Snout.

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