The Year 5 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. The Year 5 Teacher’s Book provides teachers with guidance on how to help children begin to master fast and fluent handwriting. Children systematically revisit all joins, tricky joins and ascenders and descenders in the context of sloped writing. They continue to focus on the size, proportion and spacing of their handwriting and their speed and fluency in discrete handwriting lessons and in their independent writing.
- 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 Introducing sloped writing in letter families 2 Practising sloped writing: diagonal join to ascender 3 Practising sloped writing: diagonal join, no ascender 4 Practising sloped writing: diagonal join to an anticlockwise letter 5 Practising sloped writing: horizontal join to ascender 6 Practising sloped writing: horizontal join, no ascender 7 Practising sloped writing: horizontal join to an anticlockwise letter 8 Practising sloped writing: joining from r 9 Practising sloped writing: joining from s 10 Assessment Term 2 11 Practising sloped writing: proportion – joining from f to ascender 12 Practising sloped writing: size – joining from f, no ascender 13 Practising sloped writing: different styles for different purposes 14 Practising sloped writing: size, proportion and spacing ff 15 Practising sloped writing: size, proportion and spacing rr 16 Practising sloped writing: size, proportion and spacing ss 17 Practising sloped writing: building speed qu 18 Different styles for different purposes 19 Different styles for different purposes 20 Assessment: making choices in handwriting Term 3 21 Sloped writing: proportion, joining p and b to ascenders 22 Handwriting for different purpose: joining from p and b 23 Practising sloped writing: parallel ascenders and descenders pp, bb 24 Practising sloped writing: all double letters 25 Practising sloped writing for speed 26 Practising sloped writing for fluency 27Personal style 28 Handwriting for different purposes: print alphabet 29 Assessment 30 Capitals