At this stage, we begin to look at letters within words, providing an opportunity to practise spelling and grammar. Additionally, formation of numbers 0–100 (in words and numerals) are included at this stage to tie in with the National Curriculum 2014 for Mathematics. The four families of letter join are introduced at the end of this year. The Year 1 Penpals for Handwriting Teacher’s Book provides clear step-by-step instructions on how to teach each unit including: An outline of the unit’s key learning whole-class teaching support linked to Penpals Interactive links to the use of the corresponding Practice Books and workbooks with suggestions for both group work and independent work. suggestions for extra practice and home practice. Guidance on common errors and what to do about them. You’ll also find a full scope and sequence for the whole scheme showing progression of skills and links to English National Curriculum requirements, a beginning of year assessment to help you track pupil progress and photocopy masters for extra handwriting practice and homework.
- Comprehensive support material, written by experts.
- Step-by-step introduction and development of the unit objective.
- Penpals links letter-formation practice with spelling patterns.
- User-friendly portrait format in response to customer feedback.
- Gives you the language to teach handwriting and to correct common errors.
Term 1 1 Practising long-legged giraffe letters 2 Writing words with ll 3 Introducing capitals for long-legged giraffe letters 4 Practising one-armed robot letters 5 Practising long-legged giraffe letters and one-armed robot letters 6 Introducing capitals for one-armed robot letters 7 Practising curly caterpillar letters 8 Writing words with double ff 9 Writing words with double ss 10 Introducing capitals for curly caterpillar letters Term 2 11 Practising long-legged giraffe letters, one-armed robot letters and curly caterpillar letters 12 Practising zig-zag monster letters 13 Writing words with double zz 14 Mixing all letter families 15 Practising all capital letters 16 Practising all numbers 0–9 17 Writing words with ck and qu 18 Practising long vowels: ee, oa, oo 19 Practising long vowels: ee, oa, oo 20 Assessment Term 3 21 Numbers 10–20: spacing 22 Practising ch unjoined 23 Introducing diagonal join to ascender: ch 24 Practising ai unjoined 25 Introducing diagonal join, no ascender: ai 26 Practising wh unjoined 27 Introducing horizontal join to ascender: wh 28 Practising ow unjoined 29 Introducing horizontal join, no ascender: ow 30 Assessment