Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 4 | Grammar

Commas for lists: golden eagle

Learning Objective

We are learning how to use commas in lists.

Context: golden eagle

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p086vfww/player

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Credit: BBC One - Super Powered Eagles

Clip Description

Thought by the ancient Greeks and Romans to be messengers of the gods, golden eagles are large, powerful and majestic birds of prey.They are formidable hunters. They are able to spot rabbits over 3 kilometres away with their incredible eyesight, which is one of the best in the animal kingdom and up to 8 times stronger than a human’s.

In this fascinating clip, a robotic hare is used as bait in an attempt to film a golden eagle hunting. Which specific techniques will this magnificent raptor deploy before grabbing robo hare with its razor-sharp talons? Watch the clip to find out.

Word Challenge

Can you make a list of adjectives that accurately describe a golden eagle?

e.g. majestic, powerful, magnificent, …