Direct speech: giraffe

4 - Writing Ideas

Inspired by Nature Worksheet

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Writing Ideas

  • Follow the National Geographic giraffe link and write your own non-chronological (informational) report about these fascinating creatures.
  • Write a Kiplingesque Just So story about a giraffe that has the following title: How the Giraffe got its Long Neck.
  • Write a match report that describes in detail the fight that took place in the Namib Desert between the two male giraffes.

Related Clip

Why is a giraffe’s tongue black? Some fascinating facts about these long-legged herbivores.

Credit: BBC Two – Natural World