Parenthesis: sardine

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.

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 sardines (or any of the other featured animals) in the film clip. You might like to write your sentence from the viewpoint of a hunted sardine. Your sentence must contain a parenthesis.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Shearwaters which are long winged and drably coloured are able to dive to depths of seventy metres or more to catch unsuspecting sardines.

2) The ravenous seals ___________________ circled the sardines.

Word Wall

sardines agile shearwaters copper sharks darting splitting and reforming shimmering bait ball dazed and confused plunged predators shoal coralled