Parenthesis: bull shark

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Re-order the first sentence so that a parenthesis appears in a different part of it.

Challenge 2

Use your knowledge of bull sharks to rewrite the second sentence, adding a parenthesis into the gap. Will you use commas, dashes or brackets? Does it make a difference which of these punctuation marks you use?

Challenge 3

Write your own scintillating sentence about the bull sharks that inhabit the golf course. Your sentence must contain a parenthesis that adds additional information to the sentence. Try to use some of the descriptive words  from the Word Wall.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Bull sharks, usually found in warm coastal waters, are skilled hunters that cruise the oceans for anything they can get their teeth into.

2) The bull shark ______  is one of a few species found to attack prey almost as big as itself.

Word Wall

bull shark marine monster broad snout stocky body hazardous unpredictable dorsal fin razor-sharp aggressive behaviour landlocked cruised attacked shocked