What is procedure text ?
Have you ever try this food ? Do you know how to make it ? Lets study first and then you will know how to make it.
Now, we are dealing with a text called procedure text. Procedures help us do a task or make something. They can be a set of instructions or directions eg step by step method to germinate seeds. The text below is an example of a procedure. The labels show the structure and language features of procedure text. Procedures begin by outlining an aim or goal. Sometimes there is a list of the materials and equipment needed and the steps are then listed in order.
When writing a procedure text you should:
• use present tense eg spray
• include technical terms when you need to eg friable
• use words that tell the reader how, when and where to perform the task eg fill, firmly.
The example of the procedure text can be seen through the following address:
Can you identify the aim, materials, and steps ? What are they ?
Now, try this one.