Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 5 | Grammar

Parenthesis: giraffe-necked weevil

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Rewrite the first sentence, changing the parenthesis inside the brackets.

Challenge 2

Rewrite the second sentence by adding your own parenthesis (using either brackets, dashes or commas) after the phrase “giraffe-necked weevil.”

Challenge 3

Write your own scintillating sentence about the giraffe-necked weevils featured in the film clip, and include a parenthesis. Try to use some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The weevil (whose neck resembled a miniature crane) knocked its opponent off balance.

2) The defeated giraffe-necked weevil had to find a new leaf.

Word Wall

giraffe-necked weevil Madagascar rainforest parasites veins refereed folded creased curled constructed crane-like guarded