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SKU E1CS900870
Instructions Writing to Inform Key Stage 1 Writing – composition Writing – transcription English Year 1
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Download this Writing Instructions Year 1 English Pack to teach your class about different forms of instructions and why they are important.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

Each of these five instructions KS1 lessons introduces your children to a new character who guides them through following instructions, features of instructions and finally writing their own simple instructions.

This Writing Instructions Year 1 English Pack comes complete with slides for input, detailed planning and differentiated resources.

 
#Lesson1Whatareinstructions

In this first lesson, children will think about what instructions are and why they are important. They will learn about different types of instructions, focusing on spoken instructions and pictoral instructions.

Children will be challenged to create their own dance routine by following Darcy the dancer's dance moves.

This lesson includes everything you need: a detailed plan, slides for the teaching input, as well as activity ideas and differentiated resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Dance move cards
  • Teacher notes
#Lesson2FollowingInstructions

In this lesson, children will be introduced to Alex the astronaut who will share instructions on how to walk on the moon. Children will become astronauts themselves by walking on the moon from the comfort of their classroom.

Children will be challenged to follow written instructions and create their own astronauts.

This lesson comes with everything you need, including PDF lesson plan, slides and differentiated resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Astronaut template
  • Rocket instructions
#Lesson3ImperativeVerbs

Children will learn about imperative verbs in this lesson with the help of Frankie the firefighter. Children will learn how to recognise imperative verbs whilst thinking about what to do in case of a fire.

This Instructions KS1 lesson will challenge children to fill in missing instructions with the appropriate imperative verbs.

This lesson comes fully resourced with a lesson plan, differentiated activities, PDF lesson slides and printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Matching pairs
  • Differentiated resources
  • Teacher notes
#Lesson4Featuresofinstructions

In this Instructions KS1 lesson, children will explore the features of instructions with the help of Connie the cook. They will look at how to make a jam sandwich, noting the use of imperative verbs, use of numbers and subheadings.

Children will be challenged to put Connie’s muddled recipe back together and show their understanding of the order and layout of instructions.

Download everything you need to teach this lesson, including a detailed lesson plan, PDF lesson slides and any printable resources to support the children in their independent activity.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Recipe picture cards
  • Recipe instruction cards
  • Differentiated resources
#Lesson5WritingInstructions

In this final lesson, children will think back to what they have learnt in order to write their own simple set of instructions. Children will be challenged to write instructions for Freddie and Florence who need help getting ready for school.

Your KS1 class will draw upon their own experiences when writing simple instructions on how to get ready for school.

This lesson download comes with everything you need, including PDF lesson plan, slides and printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Writing frames
  • Word mat
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Curriculum Objectives covered

Reading - Comprehension Objectives:

  • being encouraged to link what they read or hear read to their own experiences
  • discussing word meanings, linking new meanings to those already known

Writing - Composition Objectives:

  • being encouraged to link what they read or hear read to their own experiences
  • discussing word meanings, linking new meanings to those already known
  • composing a sentence orally before writing it
  • read aloud their writing clearly enough to be heard by their peers and the teacher

English Appendix Objectives:

  • How words can combine to make sentences

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