The Targeting Handwriting program is the only Foundation handwriting program that supports teachers with a resource book for each year in Lower Primary.
The books provide information regarding stages of development and common problems relevant to the age group. There is a teacher resource book to accompany each level – Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2. Years 3-6 are combined into one teacher resource book.
The Targeting Handwriting NSW Year 2 Teacher Resource Book features: Over 100 blackline masters, including three practice pages for each letter Tracking, tracing and independent writing activities for lower case and capital letters Practice of numerals, number words and punctuation Fun puzzles, sorting activities, poems and rhymes Most activities based around phonics, including blends, rhyming words and word building Letter practice using clusters of words which have a similar phonic pattern, or which are often found in Year 2 spelling lists, or are linked by theme A focus on reducing students' reliance on scaffolds and increased student responsibility for producing handwriting of consistent size, shape, spacing and slope.