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Ocean creature: pink helmet jellyfish
A short discussion topic suitable for year 2 and all of KS2 linking with the topics biodiversity and interdependence and living things and habitats. This close-up image shows a tiny, rainbow-coloured jellyfish that lives deep in the ocean and uses stinging cells in its tentacles to catch its prey.
This ten-minute activity, linking to speaking and listening, is ideal for use at the beginning of the day or during transition times, such as after lunch. Pupils will be challenged to guess what the image is by answering the questions shown on the first slide of the PowerPoint. This could be done on the whiteboard or through discussion with a partner. Once pupils have finished, click through to the next slide to reveal the answers. This discussion topic is also suitable for year 3, year 4, year 5, P3, P4, P5, P6 and P7.
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