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Commas to clarify meaning: olive ridley turtle

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

Read sentence 3. Rewrite it 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) “Quick turtles are starting to arrive on the beach!”

2) The turtle noticed the presenter was crawling up the sand.

3) The turtle crawled up the beach slowly selecting a suitable place to lay her eggs.

Word Wall

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