In this writing instructions learning exercise, students rearrange 10 instructions for making tea, so they are in the correct sequence. Students choose a game or activity and write their own instructions to see if a friend can follow them.
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Writing Directions: How to Fly a Kite
Emerging writers record the directions for how to fly a kite on this writing directions worksheet. Class members use the provided sequencing clues (first, next, finally) to record their instructions on the 3 sets of lines. Consider...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
That’s Amazing!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)
That's Amazing! is the theme of an English language development unit created by Houghton Mifflin. Following a speak, look, move, and listen routine, scholars delve into topics; seasons, weather, animals, landforms, telling time,...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
Pre-K - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Subject and Object Pronouns; Direct and Indirect Object
Replacing a gift can end up in an awkward moment—but not when replacing a noun with a pronoun! Watch the most effective ways to use subject and object pronouns, as well as direct and indirect object pronouns, with an entertaining grammar...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Producing Clear Directions-Trackers
Analyze directions for making and using a tracking stick. Young trackers will examine examples of clear, efficient directions by viewing a video explaining the directions for making and using a tracking stick. They will then write their...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Promoting Specific Instructions and Details in Writing
Students learn the importance of including details when writing. In this writing lesson, students describe the steps on how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and the teacher follows their directions. Students observe and make...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
How do you throw a ball? How do you make a peanut butter sandwich? How do you draw a Tyrannosaurus Rex? Pairs of learners write directions for a simple activity and partners follow the directions exactly. A fun way to encourage writers...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable