This How to Catch a Kangaroo-themed example text gives children instructions for catching a kangaroo, based on the story in the book, with all of the key features of instructional writing highlighted.
Children will be able to look at the key features of an instructional text in this amusing and entertaining set of instructions.
It contains features such as titles, introductions, bullet points, numbered lists and imperative verbs amongst others.
The resource is available in a number of fonts and comes in both colour and printer-friendly versions.
It is not only an engaging and entertaining story but also opens up a wide range of potential learning opportunities.
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