Modal verbs: Asian elephant

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Complete the first sentence using an appropriate modal verb and modal adverb from the Word Wall.

Challenge 2

Identify the modal adverb in the second sentence and write it down. Make a list of alternative modal adverbs that could be used to replace it and notice how they might change the meaning of the sentence.

Challenge 3

Write your own scintillating sentence about the Asian elephants featured in the film clip that contains a modal verb, a modal adverb and some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall. (Although not included in the Word Wall, you could include a modal verb that takes the negative form.)

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The fight _________ be considered an unusual event as the herd ___________ lives together harmoniously.

2) The fight between the females is obviously distressing for the herd.

Word Wall

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