Pobble 365

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April 10th

The Cave

Photo : Photo courtesy of Paul Nicklen, www.onebigphoto.com

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The Cave

The Cave

Question time!

What is the difference between a stalactite and a stalagmite?

What is the mission that Mike has been tasked with?

What is it that Mike enjoys about diving do you think?

What is causing the strange white lines in the picture?

How do you think Mike is feeling?

Where does the cave lead?

How did he get to the cave in the first place?

Is he alone?

Perfect picture!

Can you draw a picture of what Mike might discover inside the cave? It might be more than one thing…

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Story starter!

The only sound the diver could hear was his own breathing. It was a strangely relaxing sound; one of the reasons Mike enjoyed being underwater so much. Mike knew, however, that he mustn't let his senses switch off; it could be incredibly dangerous diving at this depth if you stopped concentrating even for one minute.

Despite enjoying himself, Mike concentrated on the mission he’d be tasked with. He shone his spotlight down towards the murky depths below, and with a powerful push of his flippers he began the descent…

Sentence challenge!

Can you add extend these simple sentences to make them into complex sentences?

Mike enjoyed diving.

Diving can be such fun.

Everything seemed so peaceful.

He could hear the sound of his oxygen tank.

The water was cool.

Sick sentences!

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

The diver went through the water. The water was cold. He could see light coming down from above.

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