Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 3 | Grammar

Simple sentences: Arctic hare

1 - Learning Objective

Learning Objective

We are learning how to write simple sentences.

Context: Arctic hare

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p091vjw6/player

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Credit: BBC One - A Perfect Planet

Clip Description

The Arctic hare has a brilliant white fur coat that camouflages it in the snow. The coat is extremely thick, and this helps to keep its body warm in the freezing cold. Arctic hares will sometimes dig shelters in the snow and huddle together for warmth.

In this fascinating clip, hundreds of hares have gathered together for safety. Side by side, they have a much greater chance of escaping the mouths of ravenous wolves. Why do you think this is? Watch the clip to find out.

Discuss the meaning of each word highlighted in bold.

The sentence

Can you spot the homophones in the following sentence? (A homophone is a word that sounds the same as another word but differs in meaning and often spelling.)

I have read many interesting articles about Arctic hares.