Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 5 | Grammar

Relative clauses: Mudskipper

Learning Objective

We are learning how to write sentences that contain a relative clause.

Context: mudskipper

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02vbfq5/player

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Credit: BBC One - Nature's Greatest Dancers

Clip Description

Mudskippers are truly remarkable fish. They spend much of their time out of water. On land, their shoulder joints and specially modified fins allow them to walk, jump and even climb trees!

In this fascinating clip, male mudskippers repeatedly launch themselves into the air in the hope of catching a female’s attention. Will they succeed? Watch the clip to find out.

Word Challenge

Can you make a  list of adjectives that describe the unusual appearance of the mud skippers featured in  the clip?

e.g.  bug-eyed, wide-mouthed, slippery,…