Hyphens: grey mullet

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1
Rewrite the first sentence, identifying which words need hyphens between them. Once you have done this, expand the sentence with some additional detail about the tarpon.

Challenge 2
Make the second sentence more descriptive by including both a hyphenated adjective and a hyphenated verb.

Challenge 3
Using some of the words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the animals featured in the film clip. It must include one (or more) hyphenated words.


Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The lightning quick tarpon joined the other deep sea predators in the feeding frenzy.

2) The bather entered the water, hoping to swim amongst the vast shoal of grey mullet.

Word Wall

grey mullet pelican tarpon Florida blacktip shark eye-catching fast-moving quick-witted long-beaked cold-hearted re-discovered re-entered re-created blood-red