Pobble 365

One picture. One teaching resource. Every day.

May 14th


Photo : Photo courtesy of Jim Madsen www.jimmadsen.blogspot.co.uk

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Question time!

What period of time has the artist tried to recreate?

Where in the world are they?

What makes you think that?

What emotions can you see on the oarsmen’s faces?

Why is there a baby in the back?

Who are the men and where are they going?

Why is the woman looking back to the shore?

Perfect picture!

Can you draw what the explorers are hoping they will discover on their adventure?

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Story starter!

Swish…Once again the blade of his oar sliced through the azure waters, perfectly in rhythm with his partner’s strokes.

So, the rumour had been proven true - there was new life on the islands of the mysterious Southern Hemisphere.

It was time; time to prepare for another invasion; time to seek out new lands; time to conquer. But first, they needed to navigate the boat to the safety of the open ocean...

Sentence challenge!

Onomatopoeia is the creation of a words that imitate natural sounds, such as swish and splash.

Is it possible to begin a sentence with an example of onomatopoeia ?

Can you end a sentence with an example of onomatopoeia?

What about trying to start and end a sentence with an example of onomatopoeia?

Sick sentences!

These sentences are ‘sick’ and need your help to get better. Can you help?

the men dug their oars into the sea. The boat moved forwards. The baby screamed.

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