The Year 5 Penpals for Handwriting Workbook gives children the opportunity to work on the speed and fluency of their writing. Children are also introduced to a sloped style of writing. 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 Presentation – sloped writing: sloped alphabet 2 Spelling – sloped writing: diagonal join to ascender 3 Spelling – sloped writing: diagonal join, no ascender 4 Spelling – sloped writing: diagonal join to an anticlockwise letter 5 Grammar – sloped writing: horizontal join to ascender 6 Spelling – sloped writing: horizontal join, no ascender 7 Spelling – sloped writing: horizontal join to an anticlockwise letter 8 Spelling – sloped writing: joining from r 9 Grammar and punctuation – sloped writing: joining from s 10 Assessment Term 2 11 Punctuation – proportion: joining from f to ascender 12 Spelling – size: joining from f, no ascender 13 Punctuation: different styles for different purposes 14 Grammar: size, proportion and spacing ff 15 Spelling: size, proportion and spacing rr 16 Spelling: size, proportion and spacing ss 17 Grammar: size, proportion and spacing qu 18 Decorative alphabets: different styles for different purposes 19 Grammar: different styles for different purposes 20 Assessment Term 3 21 Punctuation of parenthesis – proportion: joining p and b to ascenders 22 Grammar – adverbs for possibility: joining from p and b 23 Spelling strategies – syllabification: parallel ascenders and descenders pp, bb 24 Spelling: all double letters 25 Spelling – speed practice: suffixes –tial, –cial 26 Spelling – fluency practice: i before e 27 Spelling – speed and fluency: silent letters 28 Presentation – print letters: labelling 29 Assessment: spelling 30 Spelling: print capitals