vertical menu

How to Make Pancakes | Writing and Sequencing Activity

Product image #0
Product image #1
Product image #2
Product image #3



Grade 1, 2, 3





Add To Collection
Add to collection Add to collection

About This Product

This cross-curricular resource uses students’ interest in pancakes to creatively teach emerging writers the basics of crafting step-by-step “how-to” explanations. The materials are designed to break down the cooking process into simple, engaging sequences that appeal to young students. Various printable templates guide children to color, cut out, organize, and describe the methodology for mixing up and cooking delicious pancakes.

The curriculum includes two anchor charts explaining the key traits of procedural writing and common transitional words to cement understanding. A sample how-to paragraph models the desired format, while two leveled editing checklists provide developmentally-appropriate guidance for revising student work. Additionally, teachers receive a set of vivid sequencing cards demonstrating the pancake making procedure as well as individual vocabulary word cards that can be displayed or matched to corresponding images.

Primary workbook-style templates prompt students to identify the necessary kitchen tools, ingredients, safety considerations, and chronological steps required to complete the task. Extensions encourage students to describe favorite pancake toppings, invent new recipes, or craft narratives around pancake characters. A final draft pancake stack provides the entertaining possibility of actually frying up the breakfast treat in class once the process has been clearly mapped.

With opportunities to strengthen fine motor skills through coloring, organizing logical sequences, copying transition words, controlled writing practice, and crafting pancake-inspired stories, students gain confidence applying core procedural writing techniques to a delicious topic that feeds imagination. The cross-disciplinary focus creatively integrates science and literacy learning through hands-on engagement centered around a beloved breakfast food.

This resource allows flexible implementation ranging from whole group pancake demonstrations to individual student work. Both emerging and early writers will be eager to dive into the thematic printables and activities built around a favorite classroom treat.

Check Out More How-To Writing Units!

Check out other resources from my store: Simply Schoolgirl!


I can be contacted for questions and concerns at

Resource Tags

writing activity sequence of events writing prompts pancake breakfast recipe recipes cooking baking sequence

0 Reviews

Explore related searches