Handwriting

HANDWRITING

YEAR LEVEL
ELEMENT CODE
ENGLISH STRANDS
ENGLISH SUB-STRANDS
SUB-STRAND ELEMENT
ELABORATION
ENGLISH TYPE
GENERAL CAPABILITIES
CROSS-CURRICULA PRIORITIES
0F
(ACELA1440)
LANGUAGE
Sound and letter knowledge
Recognise the letters of the alphabet and know there are lower and upper case letters (ACELA1440)
identifying familiar and recurring letters and the use of upper and lower case in written texts in the classroom and community

using familiar and common letters in handwritten and digital communications
READING, WRITING
Literacy

0F
(ACELY1653)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Produce some lower case and upper case letters using learned letter formations (ACELY1653)
adopting correct posture and pencil grip

learning to produce simple handwriting movements

following clear demonstrations of how to construct each letter (for example where to start; which direction to write)

learning to construct lower case letters and to combine these into words

learning to construct some upper case letters
WRITING
Literacy

1
ACELY1663)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Write using unjoined lower case and upper case letters (ACELY1663)
• using 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 consistent size
WRITING


2
(ACELY1673)
LITERATURE
Creating texts
Write legibly and with growing fluency using unjoined upper case and lower case letters (ACELY1673)
using correct pencil grip and posture
writing sentences legibly and fluently using unjoined print script of consistent size
WRITING


3
(ACELY1684)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Write using joined letters that are clearly formed and consistent in size (ACELY1684)
practising how to join letters to construct a fluent handwriting style
WRITING
Literacy

5
(ACELY1706)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Develop a handwriting style that is becoming legible, fluent and automatic (ACELY1706)
using handwriting with increasing fluency and legibility appropriate to a wide range of writing purposes
WRITING


6
(ACELY1716)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Develop a handwriting style that is legible, fluent and automatic and varies according to audience and purpose (ACELY1716)
using handwriting efficiently as a tool for a wide range of formal and informal text creation tasks
WRITING


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