Explanation Writing Checklist

Age Range: 7 - 11

Explanation Writing Checklist

This resource, available for download below, is a handy checklist that children can refer to when they are writing explanation texts. It encourages children to include:

  • A title,
  • An introduction,
  • A description of each point,
  • Diagrams, illustrations and / or charts,
  • Text that is written in the present tense, third person and passive voice.
  • Complex sentences and conjunctions,
  • Text that is organised using paragraphs, sub-headings and lists,
  • A conclusion.

This resource is from our Explanation Writing Pack. Visit Teaching Packs to download more resources like this.

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