Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 5 | Grammar

Using a thesaurus: spider crab

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1
Use a thesaurus to rewrite the first sentence, replacing the word “hungry” with a synonym.

Challenge 2
Use a thesaurus to rewrite the second sentence, replacing the words “astounded” and “mound” with synonyms.

Challenge 3
Write your own sentence about the spider crabs featured in the film clip. Try to include some of the words from the Word Wall and use a thesaurus at least once.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Once its shell had hardened, the hungry spider crab scavenged for dead starfish on the ocean floor.

2) The underwater cameraman was astounded, as the mound of spider crabs reached epic proportions.

Word Wall

spider crabs crustacean army seagrass plain congregated materialised marched clambered spiny, long-legged vulnerable expandable shell