Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 4 | Grammar

Dictionary Skills: coconut crab

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Sort the words that are on the Word Wall into alphabetical order.

Challenge 2

Read the first sentence. How quickly can you find the word that is highlighted in bold in a dictionary? Don’t forget to look at the first three letters of the word. Now write down the definition of this word.

Challenge 3

Read the second sentence. How quickly can you find the meaning of the word that is highlighted in bold in a dictionary? Don’t forget to look at the first three letters of the word. Now write a different sentence that contains this word.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Greedily, the coconut crabs take anything they think will give them sustenance.

2) Coconut crabs are at risk as their meat is considered a local delicacy.

Word Wall

crab pincers kleptomaniac robber hide steal flip flops camera coconut