- Format:Multiple copy pack
- Author(s):Gill Budgell, Kate Ruttle
- Available from: January 2016
Penpals for Handwriting is a complete handwriting scheme for 3–11 year olds.
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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
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