Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 4 | Grammar
Powerful Verbs: rusty spotted cat
Identify the powerful verb in the first sentence. Copy it down. Can you replace this verb with an equally powerful one?
Copy and improve this sentence by replacing the verbs ‘broke’ and ‘fell’ with more powerful word choices.
Using some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the rusty-spotted cat featured in the film clip. It must include one (or more) powerful verbs. Select your verbs carefully. Do they describe the action precisely? Could your reader visualise the scene?
1) Boldly, the brave little cat vaulted across the stream.
2) As the branch broke, the unfortunate cat fell out of the tree.