Pobble 365

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January 21st


Photo : Photo courtesy of Adrian Sommeling

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Question time!

Who is the boy? Where is he from?

What is he doing there?

How has he managed to control the rhinos?

Where are the herd heading? What is their goal?

How do you think rhinos communicate?

Did you know that rhinos are endangered? Why do you think this is?

What do you think makes rhinos unique from other animals?

Perfect picture!

Imagine you can see through the rhino’s eyes. Draw what you might be able to see.

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Story starter!

“Charge!” he screamed, feeling mighty atop the lead rhinoceros. He jolted with every step they took, the rhino’s feet punching into the baking hot sand, sending up large clouds into the humid air so that he could taste the grains of sand in his parched mouth.

The herd stampeded across the desert sand, focused on reaching their goal…

Can you continue the story?

Sentence challenge!

Fronted adverbials

A fronted adverbial goes at the beginning of a sentence.

It describes the verb in the sentence.

It describes where, when or how.

E.g. At midday, the sun was at its hottest.

After the stampede, the boy felt excited.

Sick sentences!

These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help? Could you add an adverb?

The rhino walked across the sand. It was grey. It was big.

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