Comparing and writing instructions

Challenge reference: 3184

Notional learning hours  10
Level Level 2
Subject area
Learning aim

The learner will identify the purpose in writing.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Evaluate written instructions and their layout.

  2. Write their own instructions.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Read two different written set of instructions; such as recipes; "how to" articles or sport techniques
    • Summarise the similarities and differences in layout and language used
    • State the benefits of using these different styles when writing instructions
    • Choose a topic or activity they are good at; a particular sport; a level in a computer game; a hobby etc
    • Identify key steps or information
    • Use an appropriate layout and structure; write a set of instructions that can be followed by someone who is new to this topic or activity
    • Evaluate effectiveness