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Lion Writing Prompt

Imagine you are on a safari in the African savannah and you come across a lion walking in the distance. Write a description of your encounter with the lion, create a picture in the reader’s mind of the surroundings and the emotions you feel as you observe the powerful animal.

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

How would you describe what a lion looks like?

How would you describe how a lion moves?

What sounds might you hear?

What might the lion be searching for as it walks across the savannah?

What other animals might be present in the savannah that we can’t see in the picture?

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