Penpals for handwritingYear 2,: Practice book
Part of the Penpals for Handwriting series
Penpals for Handwriting is a complete handwriting scheme for 3-11 year olds. 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.
In Year 2, the four types of letter join are introduced ('diagonal to ascender', 'diagonal, no ascender', 'horizontal to ascender' and 'horizontal, no ascender').