Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 6 | Grammar

Expanded noun phrases: sparrowhawk

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Copy and improve the first sentence by putting two precise adjectives before the nouns ‘sparrowhawk’ and ‘tail.’

Challenge 2 

Expand the second sentence by adding a prepositional phrase and a relative clause to precisely add extra information about the nouns ‘garden birds’ and ‘sparrowhawk.’

Challenge 3

Using some of the words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the sparrowhawk featured in the film clip. It must contain an expanded noun phrase that concisely adds extra information about a noun both before and after it.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The ____________, ____________ sparrowhawk used its ____________, __________ tail to enable it to brake and change direction quickly.

2) The cluster of garden birds on ___________________ did not see the approaching sparrowhawk, which ___________________.

Word Wall

sparrowhawk aerial assassin raptor lightweight agile explosive acceleration steer precisely supreme flying ability scooped air cushion hurtling fine adjustments precision