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Instructions Anchor Charts | KS2 Non-fiction Writing | Primary English

How to Write Instructions Anchor Charts

These anchor charts on how to write instructions offer valuable reminders for children learning about this form of non-fiction writing. Each page shows a bold heading keyword or phrase, acting as a prompt for essential elements in instructions. Moreover, detailed information and colourful illustrations relevant to each feature accompany the anchor charts that will build an understanding of the fundamental aspects and writing structures necessary for learners when writing their own written instructions.

These how to write instructions anchor charts will pupils learn to organise steps in a logical sequence, developing an understanding of the order in which the readers’ actions need to be performed. Furthermore, children will become familiar with the structure of instructional writing, and understand the importance of headings, subheadings, and other organisational elements to make the text reader-friendly.

Explanation page, Title, Introduction, Types of Instructions, Subheadings, List of Things Needed, Step-by-step Guide, Numbered or Bullet Points, Imperative Verbs, Time Connectives, Diagrams and Pictures, Safety Tips/Warnings

Our how to write instructions anchor charts are aligned with KS2 non-fiction and writing composition on the primary national curriculum. This primary resource can be used with your ideas for non-fiction writing activities, display boards, games, teaching material, learning aids, differentiation, homework, and lesson plans.

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