How to Make S'mores

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10448

Do you like s'mores? Is it fun to say? They're fun to make, too! If you want some more s'mores and want to learn to be a pirate, watch a video and learn to write directions on how to do ... whatever!

categories

Writing

subject
English / Language Arts
learning style
Visual
personality style
Beaver
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Skill Sharpener

Lesson Plan - Get It!

Audio:

Do you enjoy making s'mores around the campfire? Do you have a special way that you like to make yours? How would you explain your special technique to other hungry campers?

Many times, step-by-step explanations are needed.

For example, to make the s'mores shown in this lesson, there are specific steps that are followed to make the yummy treats. Sometimes a favorite toy has directions for assembling before you can play with it! There are steps for:

  • how to make something.
  • how to get someplace.
  • how to do something.
  • how something works.

Writing directions does not have to be boring; just watch and listen to How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long (below). The author writes about how Jeremy Jacobs becomes a pirate in a fun and colorful way. Can you list the steps Jeremy Jacob followed to become a pirate?

 

Now, Matey, sail on to the Got It? section to write some instructions of your own!

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