Writing Instructions

Activity: Write a set of instructions to carry out a simple task



Think what you need to carry out the task.

Write step-by-step instructions.

Think about the order that you have to do things.

Try not to miss anything out.

Read through your instructions when you have finished. Do they work?


You could choose to write about:

(a) making a cup of tea;

(b) making a sandwich;

(c) going shopping;

(d) tying your shoelaces;

(e) getting ready for school;

(f) getting ready for bed;

(g) going swimming;

(h) playing football;

(i) looking after a pet.