Handwriting is one of the most crucial skills students will develop in primary school.
Targeting Handwriting covers the handwriting curriculum in a clear and structured way, with content directly linked to NSW syllabus outcomes. Writing is a vital, compelling form of communication.
Children need to write every day, for a variety of purposes and for a variety of audiences. To be competent writers, their handwriting needs to be fluent and legible. The teaching of handwriting is an essential part of the writing curriculum.
Targeting Handwriting NSW Year 6 Student Book focuses on developing students' own styles, while maintaining a general emphasis on fluency and legibility.
The book includes: Some useful alternative letter shapes and joins. More 'mature' real-world applications of handwriting, eg. developing a signature and tips for note taking.
Teaching pages with two sets of copying lines, for reinforcement and extra practice. A section on calligraphy.