Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 5 | Grammar

Coordinating conjunctions: Marine Iguana

Inspired by Nature Worksheet

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Writing Ideas

  • You are a concerned marine iguana mother. Can you write a letter that will persuade racer snakes not to chase and devour iguana hatchlings?
  • Follow the National Geographic link to find out more about the marine iguana. Write a non-chronological (information) report with paragraphs that detail the marine iguana’s unusual adaptations, feeding habits and conservation status.
  • Having furthered your knowledge of marine iguanas by watching the clip below, write a Japanese tanka poem that features this remarkable reptile.

Related Clip

A male iguana is diving for food.

Credit: BBC One – The Blue Planet