Commas to clarify meaning: Japanese macaque

4 - Writing Ideas

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Writing Ideas

  • You are one of the lower ranking macaques who must watch from the sideline as others enjoy themselves in the thermal spas. You consider this treatment to be deeply unfair and decide to write a letter of complaint to the alpha male.
  • Using some of the words from the Word Wall, see if you can write a cinquain poem about the lucky macaques in the film clip who were allowed into the thermal pool.
  • Write a Kiplingesque Just So story which has the following title: How the Snow Monkey Got Its Red Face.

Related Clip

Smile for the camera! Japanese macaques are the most photographed monkeys on the planet.

Credit: BBC One – Monkey Planet