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Year 1 Workbook Handwriting LINK

Author: Carol Christensen
ISBN: 9781921016448

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The second book in the Handwriting LINK series for Year 1 following on from Prep/Foundation/Kindergarten. Year 1 book teaches letter skills to allow fluency in writing so that the child is able to improve their literacy skills without the concern of the mechanics of writing.

Year 1 Workbook Handwriting LINK

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Research shows that handwriting has a remarkably strong relationship with the ability of young children to write high quality text. LINK Handwriting is a new evidence-based approach to developing handwriting skills in the early years of schooling. A new series with a different approach to the teaching of handwriting to the early years of schooling. This exciting series has most of the familiar elements and much more which will give a great boost to the total literacy outcomes. Research shows that the key to developing proficiency in handwriting is to introduce the letter shapes to children using large fluid movements. Traditional approaches that introduce handwriting using two or four ruled lines and that focus disciplined pencil control have a negative impact on children’s achievement in written language. Based on current research, Beginners’ Handwriting introduces the letters using large bubble shapes. This is followed by encouraging children to write letters on a single line. The second book develops children’s skills in handwriting, first by encouraging fluency in letter formation on a single line. When children have mastered the shape of the The letters are provided with two parallel lines in which to refine their ability to produce letters shapes correctly.

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Subtitle An evidence-based approach to an integrated literacy program
Author Carol Christensen
Series Name Handwriting LINK
Series Number 2
ISBN 9781921016448
Format Paperback
Pages 150
Publisher Knowledge Books and Software
Publication Date 12/10/2013
Curriculum No
Weight (kg) 0.2500