Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 4 | Grammar

Powerful Verbs: firefly

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Identify the powerful verb in the first sentence. Copy it down.  Can you replace this verb with an equally powerful one?

Challenge 2

Copy and improve the second sentence by replacing the verbs with more powerful word choices.

Challenge 3

Using some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the fireflies featured in the film clip. It must include one (or more) powerful verbs. Select your verbs carefully. Do they describe the action precisely? Could your reader visualise the scene?

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Thousands of luminous fireflies flutter in the dark forest.

2) These tiny, glowing insects fly around looking for a mate.

Word Wall

firefly nocturnal illuminated luminous glowing fluttered flitted darted magical enchanting danced flashed signal