Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 4 | Grammar

Past and Present Perfect Tense: albatross

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Can you rewrite the first sentence so that it is in the simple past tense?

Challenge 2

Is the second sentence written in the simple past tense or the present perfect form? How do you know this? Can you make an improvement to this sentence?

Challenge 3

Using some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the mother and/or baby albatross featured in the film clip that is in the present perfect form of the past tense. Don’t forget to use the words ‘have’ or ‘has’ before the main verb in your sentence.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Repeatedly, the baby albatross pants to stay cool.

2) Wisdom has raised 37 children in her lifetime.

Word Wall

albatross chick astonishing wing span glide flightless dependent patient searing tropical sun ravenous appeared surrounded searched