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Write Instructions for a Game or Recipe

In this worksheet, students write a set of instructions for a game or recipe.

'Write Instructions for a Game or Recipe' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Composition

Curriculum subtopic:  Write Non-Fiction

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A recipe is a type of instructional text. Look at this recipe for making a jam sandwich.

 

How to make a jam sandwich

 

 

Ingredients

Two slices of bread

Butter

Jam

 

Equipment

Knife

Plate

 

Method

1. Firstly, spread butter on both slices of bread.

2. Spread jam on one slice.

3. Put the two slices together with the butter and jam inside.

4. Finally, cut the sandwich into half.

5. Eat immediately or wrap in foil to prevent the sandwich drying out.

 

In this worksheet, you can write your own set of instructions for something that you are familiar with.

You are going to write a set of instructions for making something or playing a sport. Choose something that you are familiar with, such as a game or a sport you play at school or a food you like to make.

     

 

You won't be able to put in a picture or photograph, but try to include the following features of instructions:

  • a title
  • subheadings showing what you need and what you should do
  • numbers
  • imperative verbs ('bossy verbs') such as 'Mix the ingredients'
  • some time connectives such as 'first', 'finally'.

 

Make sure that your instructions are in the right order!

 

Remember that you can click the Help button if you want to look back at the instructions in the introduction.

  • Question 1

You are going to write a set of instructions for making something or playing a sport. Choose something that you are familiar with, such as a game or a sport you play at school or a food you like to make.

     

 

You won't be able to put in a picture or photograph, but try to include the following features of instructions:

  • a title
  • subheadings showing what you need and what you should do
  • numbers
  • imperative verbs ('bossy verbs') such as 'Mix the ingredients'
  • some time connectives such as 'first', 'finally'.

 

Make sure that your instructions are in the right order!

 

Remember that you can click the Help button if you want to look back at the instructions in the introduction.

CORRECT ANSWER
EDDIE SAYS
Award a maximum of eight marks for this question.
1) Award one mark for a suitable title, such as 'How to play tennis'.
2) Award one mark for subheadings such as 'Method' or 'What to do'.
3) Award one mark if the points are numbered and in the correct order.
4) Award one mark if imperative verbs have been used.
5) Award one mark if time connectives have been included.
6 to 8) Award up to three marks if the instructions are clear and in the correct order.
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