PenPals for Handwriting: Workbook:Year 4 (Pack of 10)


Format:Multiple copy pack
Author(s):Gill Budgell, Kate Ruttle

Penpals for Handwriting is a complete handwriting scheme for 3–11 year olds.

The Year 4 Penpals for Handwriting Workbook offers plenty of practice of the more technical aspects of handwriting such as letter height and consistency. The workbooks provide opportunities for additional guided practice of the unit’s handwriting focus and link it to a relevant grammar, punctuation or spelling focus to provide meaningful contextualised practice. The disposable two-colour write-in Workbooks are sold in packs of 10.


  • Offers children the opportunity to consolidate letter formation.
  • Links to common exception words to reinforce essential learning.
  • Reinforces work on phonics.
  • Supported by lively illustrations.


Term 1 1 Grammar: joining from p and b to ascender 2 Spelling: joining from p and b, no ascender 3 Spelling: Introducing diagonal join from p and b to an anticlockwise letter 4 Spelling: revising parallel ascenders and descenders 5 Spelling: writing words with break letters 6 Punctuation: spacing in common exception words 7 Spelling: relative size of letters 8 Punctuation: relative size of capitals 9 Grammar: speed and fluency 10 Assessment: GPS Term 2 11 Spelling: parallel ascenders 12 Spelling: parallel ascenders and break letters 13 Spelling homophones: parallel ascenders and descenders 14 Spelling: relative size of letters 15 Spelling: proportion of letters 16 Spelling and grammar: spacing between letters and words 17 Punctuation: writing at speed 18 Grammar: fluency 19 Grammar: speed and fluency 20 Assessment: GPS Term 3 21 Spelling: ou as in young 22 Spelling: y as in myth 23 Grammar: noun phrases 24 Grammar: fronted adverbials 25 Grammar: standard English 26 Spelling: prefixes dis–, mis– 27 Grammar: pronouns 28 Presentation 29 Assessment 30 Presentation

Additional information

Weight 0.538 kg
Dimensions 19 × 24 × 0.21 cm