Using a thesaurus: Nile crocodile

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Use a thesaurus to help rewrite the first sentence, replacing the word ‘problem‘¬†with a suitable synonym.

Challenge 2

Use a thesaurus to help rewrite the second sentence, replacing the words ‘intense‘ and ‘lethal‘ with suitable synonyms.

Challenge 3

Write your own scintillating sentence about the animals featured in the film clip. Try to include some of the words from the Word Wall and use a thesaurus at least once to improve some of your vocabulary choices.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The risk of heat exhaustion meant that the mother crocodile was faced with a difficult problem.

2) Due to the intense heat of the midday sun, the mother’s body was at a near lethal temperature, so returning to the Nile was now her only option.

Word Wall

Nile crocodile monitor lizard forked tongue egg thief brood protective maternal lethal egg thief heat exhaustion dilemma devoured