Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 4 | Grammar

Expanded Noun Phrases: peregrine falcon

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Copy and improve the first sentence by putting an adjective before each noun.

Challenge 2

Complete the second sentence by writing a prepositional phrase that starts with the word ‘with.’

Challenge 3

Using some of the words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the peregrine falcons featured in the film clip. Your sentence must include a noun phrase that has been  expanded with both adjectives and a prepositional phrase. Some suggested prepositions are included in the Word Wall.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The _____  peregrine falcon tucked in its ____  talons and wings and raced towards the ________pigeon.

2) The newly-born peregrine falcon chicks __________ waited eagerly for their father to return.

Word Wall

with at in on peregrine falcon carnivore formidable hunter teardrop-shaped body hooked beak razor-sharp talons skyscraper towering accelerated steep dive ledge