Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 5 | Grammar

Active and passive voice: Tiger

Learning Objective

We are learning how to write sentences in both the active and the passive voice.

Context: tiger

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06t5mqz/player

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Credit: BBC One - Dynasties

Clip Description

Tigers are the largest species of cat and instantly recognisable by their dark vertical stripes and reddish/orange fur. They are formidable ambush hunters.

In this fascinating clip, an Indian (Bengal) tigress called Raj Bhera is desperate to cool off and have a mid-morning nap. However, her plans are scuppered when a noisy peacock starts displaying her magnificent tail feathers in a clearing nearby. How will this ferocious feline deal with her nuisance neighbour? Watch the clip to find out.

Word Challenge

Can you make a list of strong verbs to describe the way the peacock and the tiger moved at different points in the clip?
e.g. (tiger) crouched, (peacock) strutted,…