Penpals for Handwriting Year 6 Practice Book

R165.00

ISBN:9781316501542
Format:Paperback
Subject(s):Literacy
Author(s):Gill Budgell, Kate Ruttle

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

Description

The Practice Books provide specific handwriting focused practice – either introducing or practising letters, joins or key concepts such as size and proportion. They are designed to support independent practice in the classroom, following a whole-class teaching session. Each page corresponds to the units within the Teacher’s Books and includes opportunities for: Finger and pencil tracing, writing letters or joins; Writing phrases or sentences; Pattern practice; Self-assessment check. The opportunity to practise handwriting is particularly important in helping Year 6 children develop speed and fluency in their writing.

Features:

  • Ideal for use in smaller groups.
  • Augments the interactive resource.
  • Provides plenty of opportunity to perfect letter formation through repetition.

Content:

Term 1 1 Style for speed: joining from t 2 Style for speed: joining from g 3 Style for speed: joining from j and y 4 Style for speed: looping from f 5 Style for speed: different joins to s 6 Style for speed: looping from b 7 Style for speed: joining from v, w, x and z 8 Handwriting for different purposes: abbreviations 9 Spacing between words 10 Assessment: personal style for speed and fluency Term 2 11 Improving handwriting: the importance of consistent sizing 12 Improving handwriting: the importance of proportion 13 Improving handwriting: the importance of spacing 14 Improving handwriting: the importance of consistent proportions 15 Improving handwriting: the importance of closed and open letters 16 Improving handwriting: pen breaks in longer words 17 Handwriting for different purposes: annotations 18 Handwriting for different purposes 19 Choice of handwriting tools 20 Assessment Term 3 21 Handwriting for different purposes: fast joined and print letters 22 Handwriting for different purposes: note making 23 Handwriting for different purposes: neat writing 24 Handwriting for different purposes: print letters for personal details 25 Different styles of writing 26 Handwriting for different purposes: presentation 27 Handwriting for different purposes: decorated capitals 28 Handwriting for different purposes: layout 29 Assessment 30 Handwriting for different purposes: handwriting patterns

Additional information

Weight 0.076 kg
Dimensions 18 × 30 × 0.5 cm