Presentation on theme: "Anston Hillcrest Primary School FS2 Writing Workshop"— Presentation transcript:
1 Anston Hillcrest Primary School FS2 Writing Workshop
2 Preparation for Writing Children need to develop:Handwriting Movements:Gross Motor Control Manipulative SkillsFine Motor ControlHand Eye Co-ordination
3 Preparation for Writing Children need to develop:Letter Formation:Large then smaller scale movementsLetters and Sounds
4 Sheffield Handwriting Script Each lower case letter has an approach stroke and a finishing stroke which leads to the next letter. Each letter starts from and returns to the base line, except where a finishing stroke leaves from the top. These letters ‘leave from the top’:
5 Letters and Sounds Phase 1: Letter Sounds: Names of Letters: Taught in FS 1Letter Sounds:Introduced in FS2Names of Letters:Children are taught the difference
6 Preparation for Writing Children need to develop:Pencil Control:Comes from strengthening the muscles in the fingers
7 Progression in Writing Different Stages of Writing:Pre-Communicative
8 Progression in Writing Different Stages of Writing:Pre-Phonetic
9 Progression in Writing Different Stages of Writing:Semi-Phonetic
10 Progression in Writing Different Stages of Writing:Phonetic
11 Progression in Writing Different Stages of Writing:Transitional
12 What are we looking for? Early Learning Goals for Writing: 9 Scale Points for Writing:Evidence gathered through child-initiated and adult led activities
13 Foundation Stage Scale Points 2. Uses some clearly identifiable letters to communicate meaning.1. Experiments with mark making, sometimes ascribing meaning to marks.3. Represents some sounds correctly in writing.9. Communicates meaning through phrases and simple sentences with some consistency in punctuating sentences.4. Writes own name and other words from memory.Foundation Stage Scale Pointsfor Writing5. Holds a pencil and uses it effectively to form recognisable letters most of which are correctly formed.8. Begins to form captions and simple sentences, sometimes using punctuation.7. Uses phonic knowledge to write simple regular words and make phonetically plausible attempts at more complex words.6. Attempts writing for different purposes, using features of different forms.
15 Spelling Words that can be sounded out. Sight Words sent home. Through Letters and SoundsSight Words sent home.Tricky WordsFirst to readThen to spell when children are readyNo spelling test in FS!Spellings continued in KS1Practiced in class and at home
16 Remember! We don’t make writing stressful: Brave Writing Praise Children are encouraged to be brave and have a go.PraiseChildren are given praise when they try their best.Make it Fun!
17 Thank you for coming!If you have any questions please feel free to talk to a member of the Foundation Stage Team.