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1 Procedural Text

2 What is a procedural text? Tells how to make or do something Other names for procedural text: ▫Technical writing ▫Instructions ▫How-Tos Examples: ▫Recipe ▫Rules to a game ▫Travel directions

3 Where are procedural texts? Books Magazines Newspapers Pamphlets Instruction manuals Science 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 Text Short steps that mostly begin with verbs (Cut, Fold, Add) Written in 2 nd 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 banana 2 Tablespoons peanut butter 1 cup milk 1 scoop vanilla ice cream Supplies needed: Blender Large Glass Measuring Cup Measuring Spoon Instructions: 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 Frame The best thing about following directions is ________________. If you do not follow directions you might ___________________. You can find directions on ___________, ____________, and _______________.


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