This is a model text, showing children how to set out instructions themed around making their very own kangaroo trap.
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The resource has links to the KS1 and early KS2 curriculum, looking at instructional writing.
Why not introduce instruction writing first, by using our How to make a kangaroo trap instruction cards, click here to check it out.
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