Parenthesis: red flying fox

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

The first sentence is missing punctuation marks to separate the parenthesis from the main sentence. Decide where they should go and prove to your partner how you know this.

Challenge 2

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

Using some of the words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the bats featured in the film clip. Your sentence must contain a parenthesis.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The little red flying fox faces a number of threats in the wild farmers, habitat loss and food scarcity but is not considered an endangered species.

2) The ingenious SpyBat  ___________  filmed the maternity roost.

Word Wall

little red flying fox leathery wings frugivore (fruit-feeding) reddish fur roosting high-pitched squeal maternity roost colony caring and attentive dangled wriggled flapped