Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 3 | Grammar

Prepositions: sulphur-crested cockatoo

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Complete the first sentence with a preposition from the Word Wall that shows exactly where the sulphur-crested cockatoo was balancing in the clip.

Challenge 2

Complete the second sentence, showing what the cockatoo did after it was chased away. Once you have done this, expand the noun phrases ‘the lady’ and ‘the bird’ with words from the Word Wall.

Challenge 3

Using either a time, place or direction preposition, and some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence that describes something that a sulphur-crested cockatoo might do.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Fearlessly, the sulphur-crested cockatoo strutted ______ the railings.

2) After the lady used a washing-up brush to chase the bird away, …

Word Wall

(place) below, above, among, beside (time) before, after, during, at (direction) towards, through, between, along, across vandal angry hooligan snow-white feathers sulphur-coloured crest hooked beak destructive cheeky rampage