The Kalahari Desert

Sand patterns in early morning light, Namibia

In Geography, we have been learning about very hot places and very cold places! We have been learning about the Kalahari Desert because it is a very hot place.

Sand patterns in early morning light, Namibia

Challenge: write sentences describing the Kalahari desert. Remember to use capital letters and full stops!

Sentence Stems:

The Kalahari Desert is __________ and ________________.

You can find __________________ in the Kalahari Desert.

If you visit this desert, you should wear _____________ because _____________.

29 Comments

  1. The Kalahari desert is hot and has a few plants. You can find meerkats in the kalahari desert. If you visit this desert, you should wear sun cream because it’s hot.

    • Brilliant Kiarno! I love your use of conjunctions. Can you spot any missing capital letters? Where should they go?

  2. ”The Kalahari Desert is very HOT! There are lots of wild life at that desert like horned vipers, desert snakes, scorpions, cape cobra, meerkats and camels. Nomads like the San Bushmen made big huts for them but they don’t stay for long.”

    • This comment made me chuckle Feliks! I KNEW you would include jerboas in your sentence! Challenge – check your spelling. Can you spot your mistake?

    • You have thought about the weather conditions – well done Feliks. Challenge: type the word should twice! Notice the tricky part – ‘oul’ spelling the short /oo/ phoneme.

      • The Kalahari Desert is hot and amazing.

        If you visit the desert, you should wear shorts because it is hot.

        • Super sentences Connie! I love that you have used a comma in your second sentence to help the reader know when to pause.

  3. The Kalahari Desert is hot and dry. You can find nomad tribes in the Kalahari Desert. If you visit this desert you should wear a hat because it is very hot and sunny.

  4. The Kalahari Desert is peaceful and very hot place. You can find fennec foxes in the Kalahari Desert.
    If you visit the Kalahari Desert you should wear a suncream because it is too hot.

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