The Explanation Writing Pack

Age Range: 7 - 11

The Explanation Writing Pack

Teaching your children how to write explanation texts? Use our handy pack of teaching and activity resources! This PDF includes:

  • The Explanation Writing Guide - A helpful guide to the topic. This includes information about what explanation texts are, why we write them, how to plan them and other top tips!
  • Explanation Writing Ideas - A set of suggested ideas for explanation texts. Could your children write some of these?
  • The Life Cycle of a Butterfly - An example text that you can use to show your students what an explanation text might look like.
  • Display Banner - A printable banner to add to your classroom display boards about explanation writing.

These resources are part of the Explanation Writing Pack. Find out more on our Teaching Packs site.

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