2 What is a procedural text? Tells how to make or do somethingOther names for procedural text:Technical writingInstructionsHow-TosExamples:RecipeRules to a gameTravel directions
3 Where are procedural texts? BooksMagazinesNewspapersPamphletsInstruction manualsScience Experiments
4 How to read a procedural text Read the title. It will tell you what you can learn to make or do.Check the list of supplies to see if you have everything you need.Read through all the steps to make sure you understand what to do.Then Begin!
5 Procedural TextShort steps that mostly begin with verbs (Cut, Fold, Add)Written in 2nd person (first you do this, then you do that)Linking words (First, next, then)Photographs, illustrations, diagrams
6 Here’s a quick and easy recipe to make a smooth, creamy and delicious treat –a peanut butter banana shake!Ingredients:1 banana2 Tablespoons peanut butter1 cup milk1 scoop vanilla ice creamSupplies needed:BlenderLarge GlassMeasuring CupMeasuring SpoonInstructions:1. Measure the milk and pour it into the blender.2. Peel the banana and break it into pieces.3. Add the banana pieces to the blender.4. Add the ice cream and peanut butter.5. Turn the blender on low until the mixture is smooth.6. Pour mixture into a glass.Now you have a delicious peanut butter banana shake to enjoy with your favorite meal or snack!
7 Paragraph FrameThe best thing about following directions is ________________. If you do not follow directions you might ___________________. You can find directions on ___________, ____________, and _______________.