A poster providing helpful hints to produce good handwriting.
Print this poster out on A3 or larger. Use it to teach your students how to position themselves to produce their best handwriting possible.
* Lean your head slightly forward.
* Sit up straight and all the way back in your chair.
* Hold your pencil correctly. Don’t grip it too tightly!
* Put both feet flat on the floor.
Use in conjunction with the Holding Your Pencil Poster.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Write words and sentences legibly using upper- and lower-case letters that are applied with growing fluency using an appropriate pen/pencil grip and body position
Understand the conventions for writing words and sentences using joined letters that are clearly formed and consistent in size
Handwrite using clearly-formed joined letters, and develop increased fluency and automaticity
Develop a handwriting style that is becoming legible, fluent and automatic
Develop a handwriting style that is legible, fluent and that can vary depending on context
Australian Curriculum alignment
Write using unjoined lower case and upper case lettersElaborationsusing correct posture and pencil grip)learning how each letter is constructed including where to start and the direction to follow)writing words legibly using unjoined print script of ...
Write legibly and with growing fluency using unjoined upper case and lower case lettersElaborationsusing correct pencil grip and posture)writing sentences legibly and fluently using unjoined print script of consistent size (Skills: Literacy)(View thi...
Write using joined letters that are clearly formed and consistent in sizeElaborationspractising how to join letters to construct a fluent handwriting style)(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )
Write using clearly-formed joined letters, and develop increased fluency and automaticityElaborationsusing handwriting fluency with speed for a wide range of tasks)(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )
Develop a handwriting style that is becoming legible, fluent and automaticElaborationsusing handwriting with increasing fluency and legibility appropriate to a wide range of writing purposes (Skills: Literacy)(View this topic on www.australiancurricu...
Develop a handwriting style that is legible, fluent and automatic and varies according to audience and purposeElaborationsusing handwriting efficiently as a tool for a wide range of formal and informal text creation tasks (Skills: Literacy)(View this...
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