Pobble 365

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February 15th

The Garden of Life

Photo : Photo courtesy of Guy Boily, One Big Photo

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The Garden of Life

The Garden of Life

Question time!

If animals ruled the world, what changes would we see?

If you could be any animal, what would it be and why?

Perfect picture!

Look carefully at the photograph and imagine you could zoom out. What other animals might there be in the garden? Write or draw what you think!

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Story starter!

In the garden of life, nothing was quite as it seemed…

During the day, everything was peaceful. In fact, the garden was completely silent. The only sound that was ever heard during the day was a gentle whispering that seemed to be carried on the wind: a sweet melody of nature, celebrating the beauty of the earth and all creation.

The lady of the garden seemed to be sleeping. She lay there, motionless, all day.

Then, as the sun began to find its resting place beyond the clouds on the horizon, and darkness crept over the garden, an enormous, green eyelid suddenly opened. She was awake…

Can you continue the story about the garden of life? Describe the animals and creatures that magically come alive at night.

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 and how.

E.g. During the day, the animals sleep.

After sunset, the lady animals come to life.

Can you write your own sentence starting with one of the adverbials?

Sick sentences!

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

The lady was sleeping in the garden.

She had big eyes and hair.

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