Using a thesaurus: African butterfly

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1 

Use a thesaurus to help rewrite the first sentence, replacing the word “determined” with a suitable synonym.

Challenge 2 

Use a thesaurus to help rewrite the second sentence, replacing the words “unique” and “discovered” with suitable synonyms.

Challenge 3
Write your own sentence about the African butterflies featured in the film clip. Try to include some of the words from the Word Wall and use a thesaurus at least once to improve some of your vocabulary choices.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The determined butterflies followed the river upstream.

2) The unique rainforest, on the slopes of Mount Mabu, was discovered with the help of Google Earth.

Word Wall

Mount Mabu Mozambique butterfly cloud forest thick foliage treeless peak acrobatic proboscis nectar delicate wings fluttered impressed courtship dance