The Iron Man - Example Instructional Text plus Feature Identification and Answers

Example instructional text for The Iron Man, particularly suitable for use when reading Chapter 3 of Ted Hughes’ novel, plus a writing feature identification worksheet, with answer sheet.

The model instructions text contains the following language, grammar and punctuation features:

  • Onomatopoeia
  • Alliteration
  • Similes
  • Commands
  • Questions
  • Imperative verbs
  • Fronted adverbials followed by a comma
  • Expanded noun phrases
  • Variety of nouns/verbs to avoid repetition
  • Question marks
  • Apostrophes for singular possession
  • Brackets
  • Hyphens
  • Colons

This exemplar instructions text is perfect to show to pupils as a WAGOLL. Pupils can read the text, identify the features and then write their own instructions for their own plan. The answers for the feature identification worksheet have also been included so that they can be easily shared with pupils if working remotely or in class.

All documents are supplied as PDFs and editable Word documents.

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Created: Jan 14, 2021

Updated: Jan 21, 2021

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