Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 4 | Grammar

Dictionary Skills: Weddell seal

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) The seals needed to come to the surface because they were air-breathing mammals.

2) The ice protected the seals and created the perfect sanctuary for the pups to thrive.

Word Wall

Weddell seal Antarctic sanctuary maternal protected iceberg pups dived survived predator plunged freezing