Commas to clarify meaning: Namaqua chameleon

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Identify the meaning behind the first sentence. Rewrite it so that there is a comma in the sentence and identify how this changes the meaning.

Challenge 2

Identify the meaning behind the second sentence. Rewrite it using commas so that the meaning is altered.

Challenge 3

Rewrite the third sentence in two different ways, each with a comma so that the meaning of each sentence is clear. Now use some of the words from the Word Wall to improve one of your sentences.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The wandering male approached the female with its mouth wide open.

2) Filming Namaqua chameleons in the Namib Desert clearly must present many challenges.

3) While one chameleon was roasting in the desert another was cooling down in a clump of vegetation.

Word Wall

Namaqua chameleon Namib desert furnace roasting rejected wandering colour-changing ravenous marched unromantic shade-seeking