Letter forming 'patter'

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Letter forming 'patter'

Post by Susan Godsland » Wed Mar 05, 2008 5:02 pm

Does anyone know of a 'patter' that can be used when forming the letters?

I saw one on the TES EY forum ages ago but can't find it now.

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Post by Maltesers » Wed Mar 05, 2008 8:32 pm

We use Penpals

http://www.cambridge.org/uk/education/p ... efault.htm

All the letters are split into Curly caterpillar letters, One armed robot letters, long ladder letters and zig zag monster letters. The children really seem to remember correct letter formation using this scheme

I had a go at making some sheets...with the relevant letters on. Unfortunately I haven't done any zig zag monster ones yet

http://hltastaffroom.blogspot.com/searc ... andwriting

Sparklebox has done some here

http://www.sparklebox.co.uk/cll/clldon9/sb1220.html
www.freeforum101.com/hltastaffroom

www.hltastaffroom.blogspot.com

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Post by Susan Godsland » Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:21 am

Thank you for your suggestions, Maltesers.

Your handwriting sheets look excellent and I'll be printing those out.

I noticed lots of other good stuff on your blog too :cool:

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Post by Maltesers » Thu Mar 06, 2008 6:14 pm

Thankyou! :grin:

You have inspired me to make a sheet for zig zag monster letters now :cool:

http://hltastaffroom.blogspot.com/2008/ ... tters.html
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Post by Maltesers » Mon Mar 24, 2008 1:23 pm

I have just made some posters for SEN children to help them remember which way b/d go. My daughter helped by allowing me to photograph her hands ;-) Also one of the TAs on the HLTA forum asked for something to help a child remember g/y

If you think they may be useful to you just click on the image and then right click and save.

http://hltastaffroom.blogspot.com/2008/ ... usion.html

http://hltastaffroom.blogspot.com/2008/ ... usion.html
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