How to Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Contributor: Erin Jones. Lesson ID: 11452

Everyone knows how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, right? Maybe not, and you'll have to teach them! Use this graphic organizer to prepare your lesson on how to make the best PB&J sandwich!

categories

Writing

subject
English / Language Arts
learning style
Kinesthetic, Visual
personality style
Beaver, Golden Retriever
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Dig Deeper

Lesson Plan - Get It!

Audio:

Have you ever made — or watched a grown up make — a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? Of course you have! Is it difficult? What if you had to explain to someone how to make one? Could you do it? With specific details? Let's give it a try!

In this lesson, you are going to write instructions about how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich!

What steps would you take if you were going to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? Talk to your parent or teacher about the steps you would take.

Next, let's think about how we want to organize our writing. Talk to your parent or teacher about an easy way to organize the instructions to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

Did you come up with some ideas? A list? A graphic organizer? There are many ways to organize our ideas when we plan our writing.

Today, you are going to use a graphic organizer to organize your thoughts about how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Print How to Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Graphic Organizer from Downloadable Resources in the right-hand sidebar.

Watch How to Make PBJ (Peanut-Butter and Jelly) Sandwich? by Shams Tayyab. As you watch the video, complete your graphic organizer by writing the steps that were taken to build the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. You may want to pause the video to make sure you get all of the steps:

 

When you have finished filling in your graphic organizer, review it. Does it make sense? If necessary, watch the video a second time to make sure you have written all of the steps.

Great job organizing your thoughts using a graphic organizer! Remember, authors plan what they are going to write so they can clearly communicate their message to their readers.

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