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Instruction writing - How to plant a seed

Have a go at writing some instructions for how to plant a seed.

Your instructions could include pictures and words or sentences, but they must be clear to follow.


Don't forget to:

  • Write a list of equipment needed.
  • Use numbered steps.
  • Use capital letters and full stops in your sentences.
  • Use time connectives (First, Then, Next, Finally)
  • Use Imperative verbs ('bossy' verbs), E.g. Add, Mix, Put, Pour, etc.


If you are not sure of the steps or how to show them, have a look at some of the examples below:

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