Tense consistency: jumping spider

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Rewrite the first sentence so that the actions are all in the past tense.

Challenge 2

Continue the second sentence with a second clause, making sure that the tense is consistent throughout.

Challenge 3

Write your own scintillating multi-clause sentence about the jumping spider featured in the film clip. Try to use some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall, and make sure that the tense you use is consistent throughout.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) I can see a jumping spider skittering across a leaf and heading in the direction of a sticky web.

2) Jumping spiders are remarkable invertebrates because …

Word Wall

jumping spider arachnid invertebrate prey venomous fangs predator vision formidable genius calculated leapt abseiled