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An Unusual Place to Find an Elephant

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The elephant sat in the tree.

  • How did the elephant get in the tree?
  • What is the elephant looking at?
  • Why is the elephant alone?
  • What do you think the elephant is feeling?
  • What might happen next?
  • Make a list of books and films in which animals find themselves in unusual situations; for example the film Madagascar, and the book A Lion in Paris by Beatrice Alemagna.
  • Draw or paint an animal in an unlikely setting, for example on a busy city street.
  • Label a picture of an elephant with the adaptations that allow it to live in its natural habitat.

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