Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 6 | Grammar

Bullet points: king penguin

1 - Learning Objective

Learning Objective

We are learning how to use bullet points consistently.

Context: king penguin

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p083nmv2/player

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Credit: BBC One - Spy in the Wild

Clip Description

King penguins are fantastic role models as parents. Both parents care for their chicks, feeding them with fish from their stomach for up to 14 months – longer than any other penguin! The conditions in Antarctica are often extreme; however, with four layers of feathers, these hardy avians are well-adapted to surviving in this harsh environment.

In this fascinating clip, we see the king penguin’s behaviour up close through the eyes of ‘Spy Chick’ – a robot in disguise as a baby penguin. Danger lurks around every corner in the Antarctic and, while Spy Chick is attacked by an inquisitive sheathbill, the real chicks face something much more sinister in a giant chick-eating petrel.

Word Challenge

Can you list some powerful adverbial phrases that describe the way the giant petrel moves around the baby chicks?

e.g. With great menacing strides,…