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Writing Instructions
Instructions are written step by step. These steps should be numbered. (Photo courtesy of lili.chin at Flickr.)

Writing Instructions

A written instruction is usually a direction or order. 'Take out your books', 'Underline the key words', 'Take the dog for a walk', 'Shut the door!' - you will be very familiar with instructions. Sometimes instructions need to be much longer than just one sentence, however. If you are telling someone how to do something a bit complicated, you might write it down in a set of instructions.

See how well you know the difference between instructions and other types of writing by trying this English quiz.

  1. Which of the following is true?
  2. Which of these would NOT make a good title for instructions?
  3. Instructions should have a list of .......
  4. Instructions are written step by step. These steps should be .......
  5. Instructions are written using what type of verbs?
  6. Diagrams or photos help by .......
  7. Which of the following is NOT an example of an instruction?
  8. Which of these connectives should be used in a set of instructions?
  9. Which of the following set of instructions is in the correct order?
  10. Many types of writing use instructions. Which of these does NOT use instructions?

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