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Instructions, How to Make a Pancake - KS1 Text Types: Writing Planners and Model Texts

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This KS1 text types resource pack will teach pupils how to write an instructional text. Pupils will read a model text ‘How To Make A Pancake’ before exploring other instructional texts that could be written using the writing prompts provided. The text is perfect to read and explore in the run up to Pancake Day, with pupils following the instructions to make their own pancakes.

This KS2 WAGOLL instructions resource pack includes:

  • Model text - How To Make A Pancake: An example instructional text
  • Sequencing cards - A set of images to support pupils to sequence the instructions in the model text
  • Instructions writing sheet - a PDF containing success criteria that pupils can use to support their writing, with examples of command sentences, adjectives and verbs in the present tense
  • Instructional writing ideas - PDF cards to inspire ideas for writing
  • Instructions writing plan: a worksheet to support pupils to plan and structure their writing
  • Themed writing paper: A PDF sheet that pupils could use to present their work.

What is instructional writing?

Instructions are written to give the reader clear and logical steps to reach a desired goal. Examples of instructional text include recipes, technical manuals, how to play a game or science experiment write-ups.

National Curriculum English programme of study links:

Year 1

  • Pupils will write sentences by saying out loud what they are writing about and composing sentences orally before writing

Year 2

  • Pupils should write for a range of purposes
  • Pupils should consider what they are going to write about before beginning by planning or saying out loud what they are going to write about

  • Model text - How To Make A Pancake
  • Sequencing cards
  • Instructions writing sheet
  • Instructional writing ideas
  • Instructions writing plan
  • Themed writing paper
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