This resource is a themed poster showing the key features of instruction writing. The resource includes doodles and drawings which make reference to the text ‘How to catch a kangaroo’.
You could use this resource in the classroom by presenting the poster on your interactive whiteboard, whilst you discuss each of the features and ask the children why they think they are important.
You could also laminate the poster and place it on desks for children to make reference to during writing.
This resource has links to KS1 instruction writing.
A printer-friendly version is available, in addition to two font choices.
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