In a few words, what is a procedure text?
Identify the steps in the process you are describing. Order the steps in a logical way. Include important details for each step.
Writing Procedure Texts
Procedural Text: A type of informational writing that explains a sequence of steps, or how to do something. Sequence: A set of instructions that need to be followed in order, one after the other. Directions: Instructions that tell the reader what to do and how to do it.
What do you think is the most important part of a procedure text?
- An introduction that explains the purpose of the procedure
- Step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow
- A conclusion that summarizes the procedure
- Photos and diagrams that help explain the steps
Procedure text writing is also referred to as 'instructions' or 'directions' Procedure texts were first used to record medical procedures in the Middle Ages In Japan, procedure texts are called 'tetsudō-hyō' which means 'instruction manual'
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