What school trip were the children supposed to be on, do you think?
What have they discovered?
How did the skeleton get there?
What animal is it?
What will the children and their teacher do next?
Have you ever made a discovery?
Could you write about this discovery or a discovery you have made?
Can you draw a picture of the animal when it was alive?
The children disembarked the bus, and stood huddled together on the road. It was a cold, foggy day, and so the children, wrapped up in coats and scarves, shivered as they waited.
Their teacher beckoned them closer, and as one they edged cautiously towards the skeleton. What was supposed to be a boring school trip had just got a whole lot more exciting! Were they on the verge of making a terrific discovery?
A complex sentence must contain a subordinate clause. This is a clause that doesn’t make sense on its own.
E.g. Even though it was an extremely foggy day, the children could see the outline of a skeleton in front of them
Write a complex sentence of your own and underline your subordinate clause.
Try starting your sentence with:
As While When If
Even though Although
These sentences are ‘sick’ and need your help to get better. Can you help?
The children got off the bus. They walked towards the skeleton. It was cold and foggy.