Animal riddles (written by 6° students)

Publié le par Mousepotato

After learning the comparative with the help of Enjoy 6° (Book 3, lesson 3, p 84) , my students had to write their own riddles.

Here are a few examples. (A riddle = une devinette)

Can you solve them ?

  • It lives in the Savannah. It is black and yellow. It likes to eat meat. It runs fast. It is bigger than a cat. What is it ?

Answer : ɹǝƃıʇ ǝɥʇ

  • It lives in the forest. It is taller than a spider, bigger than a squirrel, smaller than a monkey. It flies like a bird and it has got many colours. What is it ?

Author : Adrien

Answer : ʇoɹɹɐd ǝɥʇ

  • It lives in the Savannah. It has got a long neck. What is it ?

Author : Clara

Answer : ǝɟɟɐɹıƃ ǝɥʇ

  • It lives in the jungle. It is sometimes brown, sometimes grey. It always hangs on a tree. It is as big as a monkey. What is it ?

Author : Émir

Answer : ɥʇols ɐ

  • It lives in houses. It is smaller than a panther and it eats meat. What is it ?

Author : Amaëlle

Answer : ʇɐɔ ɐ

  • It lives in the Savannah. It runs faster than a tiger. It is as big as a lion. What is it ?

Author : Marcel-Arnaud

Answer : ɥɐʇǝǝɥɔ ɐ s,ʇı

  • It lives in the water. It can be small or long. It is smaller than an elephant. What is it ?

Author : Matéo

Answer : ɥsıɟ s,ʇı

  • It is like an elephant but it is more dangerous. It lives in the marshes. It is bigger and heavier than an elephant. What is it ?

Author : Kéziah

Answer : oddıɥ ɐ s,ʇı

  • It lives in the Savannah. It is bigger and stronger than a tiger but it has long hair and it eats meat. What is it ?

Author : Fleur

Answer : uoıl ɐ s,ʇı

  • It lives in India and China. It is heavy and it is smaller than a bear. Its Chinese name is "Grand chat-ours". What is it ?

Author : Tom

Answer : ɐpuɐd ǝɥʇ

  • It is small and grey. It eats cheese. It lives everywhere ! What is it ?

Author : Jennyfer

Answer : ǝsnoɯ ǝɥʇ

  • It lives in Africa. It is taller than an elephant. It is yellow and brown. It likes to eat leaves.

Author : Cédric

Answer : ǝɟɟɐɹıƃ ǝɥʇ

  • It lives in the North Pole. It's big and heavy. It eats meat and seals. What is it ?

Author : Aymen

Answer : ɹɐǝq ɹɐlod ɐ s,ʇı

  • It lives in the ocean. It is bigger than fish, as long as a dolphin and it eats a lot of meat. What is it ?

Author :

Answer : ʞɹɐɥs ǝɥʇ

  • It lives on the sofa. It is shorter than the dog. It is bigger than the lizard. It is as nice as a flower. It is in the movie "Dango". What is it ?

Author : Corentin

Answer : ʇɐɔ ǝɥʇ

  • It lives in the ocean. It is smaller than a turtle but it swims faster. What is it ?

Author : Clémentine

Answer : ɥsıɟ

  • It is a fish. It lives in the ocean and it has got poisonous thorns. What is it ?

Author : Estéban

Answer : nƃnɟıʞɐʇ

  • It's a wild animal. It has got eight legs and it is smaller than a mouse. What is it ?

Author : Claire

Answer : ɹǝpıds ɐ s,ʇı

  • It lives in the Savannah. It is smaller than an elephant. It is yellow and it is very strong.

What is it ?

Author : Claire

Answer : uoıl ɐ

  • It lives in the jungle. It is strong and very dangerous. It has got a big mouth. What is it ?

Author : Nicolas

Answer : ǝlıpoɔoɹɔ ɐ

  • It lives in Morocco in a box. It's bigger than a rattlesnake. What is it ?

Author : Louis

Answer : ɐɹqoɔ ɐ s,ʇı

  • It lives in the Savannah. It is yellow. It's bigger than a panther and it 's the king of the Savannah. What is it ?

Author : Anna

Answer : uoıl ǝɥʇ

 

Commenter cet article

Mouspotato 24/06/2014 12:59

Thank you for the post ! I'm glad you tried to solve them ! Marielle

L. Berthaud 24/06/2014 11:08

Good job! We played with your riddles. It's fun and clever.
Your pictures on the blog are Beautiful.
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