The focus in Targeting Handwriting Year 4 Student Book is on consolidation of joining skills, plus:
Printing for labelling
Students begin to assess their own letter size and spacing, spacing between words and slope.
Handwriting is one of the most crucial skills students will develop in primary school. Targeting Handwriting covers the handwriting curriculum in a clear and structured way, with content linked to Western Australian Strand Outcome Statements. To be competent writers, students' handwriting needs to be fluent and legible. Regular practice, three to four times a week in fine motor skills and in letter formation will ensure the development of good handwriting habits.