Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Key Stage One to teach about writing instructions for different functions and outcomes

  • Sandwich Recipe

    Sandwich Recipe

    Select different foods and record the steps needed to make a favourite type of sandwich for a picnic

  • Lost Son

    Lost Son

    Identify and describe some of the moral teachings of Jesus as presented in a story from the Bible

  • Ten Commandments

    Ten Commandments

    Investigate and record the different rules and commandments that were issued by God to the Hebrews

  • Pancake Recipe

    Pancake Recipe

    Devise and sequence a set of instructions about how to prepare pancakes using a range of toppings

  • Pirate Hat

    Pirate Hat

    Follow a set of instructions to make a hat that could be worn by a pirate on a ship

  • Pirate Treasure

    Pirate Treasure

    Devise a treasure map with matching commands that pirates can use to find treasure on an island

  • Sparklers


    Compose and write a set of instructions to explain how to use a firework safely on Bonfire Night

  • Ark Instructions

    Ark Instructions

    Select, write and order a set of instructions about how to build a wooden ark to survive a flood

  • Witches


    Read and write sets of instructions using the correct vocabulary and sentence structures about how to become a witch

  • Witch’s Cauldron

    Witch’s Cauldron

    Select and write sets of instructions for witch’s to follow when making a range of potions for casting different spells

  • Cauldron Potion

    Cauldron Potion

    Select and compose a set of instructions about how to make a potion to cast a spell

  • Potion Recipe

    Potion Recipe

    Sequence and adapt a set of instructions about how to make a potion to cast a spell

  • Sea Voyage
    Plan and write a diary entry to describe a voyage on a tall ship that is sailing across an ocean
  • Garden Planting
    Write a factual recount about how to plant different flowers in a garden during the spring
  • Weather Postcards
    Read and write recounts to use on postcards reporting the weather experienced on different family holidays
  • Holiday Postcard
    Compose a written recount to use on a postcard describing a family holiday to a specific location