St Mary's C.E. Primary School

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Instructions

These are the features which make up instruction texts:

Language Features:

  1.  Imperative verbs (bossy verbs)
  2. Time connectives
  3. Adverbs (how should certain instructions be carried out?)

Generic Structure:

  1. Title to show what the instructions are for
  2. Introduction (to encourage the reader to follow the instructions)
  3. Equipment list
  4. Bullet points/Numbers
  5. Diagrams with labels

 

 Resources:

PowerPoint

Activities:

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