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H ndwriting<br />

<strong>Rules</strong>!<br />

STUDENT<br />

WORKBOOK<br />

<strong>NSW</strong> <strong>Foundation</strong> <strong>Style</strong><br />

<strong>NSW</strong> English Syllabus for<br />

the Australian Curriculum<br />

Katy Collis and Alexandra Kennedy


(a word to describe me)<br />

(my name)


My progress chart<br />

Find the letter to match your completed page. Track the letter and colour the picture.<br />

a<br />

d<br />

b c<br />

p o n m<br />

q r s t<br />

2<br />

2


e<br />

l<br />

f g<br />

2<br />

k<br />

j<br />

h<br />

i<br />

u v w x<br />

z y<br />

2<br />

3


Help each animal find its home.<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: Tracking, left to right direction, fine motor control.<br />

4


Track.<br />

Trace.<br />

Copy.<br />

Track.<br />

Trace.<br />

Copy.<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: Patterning, left to right direction, fine motor control.<br />

5


Trace.<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: Patterning, downstroke and anticlockwise movements, left to right direction, fine motor control.<br />

6


Trace.<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: Patterning, downstroke, anticlockwise and clockwise movements, fine motor control.<br />

7


Chant:<br />

ugly undies<br />

u u u<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

u<br />

Find u.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

u u u u u u<br />

Track.<br />

8<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body letter (u).<br />

Words on page: ugly, undies, umbrella.<br />

Extra words: up, under, mum, bug, but, shut, duck


u U u U<br />

u u u u u u<br />

Track.<br />

u u u u u u u<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

u u u u u u u<br />

Write.<br />

u<br />

Patter<br />

Go down, around, up and down. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

9


Chant:<br />

yellow yak<br />

y y y<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace the pattern. Turn each pattern into a picture.<br />

y y y y y y<br />

Track.<br />

10<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body and tail letter (y).<br />

Words on page: yak, yellow.<br />

Extra words: yell, yes, yo-yo.


y<br />

Y2<br />

y Y<br />

y y y y y y y<br />

Track.<br />

y y y y y y y<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

y y y y y y y<br />

Write.<br />

y<br />

Patter<br />

Go down, around, up and down to make a tail. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

11


Chant:<br />

vicious vulture<br />

v v v<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace the pattern. Turn each pattern into a picture.<br />

v v v v v v<br />

Track.<br />

12<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body letter (v).<br />

Words on page: violin, vulture, vicious.<br />

Extra words: vet, van, very.


v V v V<br />

v v v v v v v<br />

Track.<br />

v v v v v v v<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

v v v v v v v<br />

Write.<br />

v<br />

Patter<br />

Go down, around and up. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

13


Chant:<br />

wiggly wolf<br />

w w w<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace the pattern. Turn each pattern into a picture.<br />

w w w w w<br />

w w w w w<br />

Track.<br />

14<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body letter (w).<br />

Words on page: wiggly, wings, wolf, whale.<br />

Extra words: wet, win, we, wish, when, where, why.


w W w W<br />

w w w w w<br />

Track.<br />

w w w w w<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

w w w w w w<br />

Write.<br />

w<br />

Patter<br />

Go down, around, up then down again, around and up. Keep your pencil on the<br />

page.<br />

15


Track the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Chant:<br />

angry alligator<br />

a a a<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

a a a a a a<br />

Track.<br />

16<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body letter (a).<br />

Words on page: ant, anteater, angry, alligator.<br />

Extra words: an, are, apple, cat, mat, sat, tap.


a a A<br />

A2<br />

3<br />

a a a a a a a<br />

Track.<br />

a a a a a a a<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

a a a a a a a<br />

Write.<br />

a<br />

Patter<br />

Go backwards then curve down, around the bottom and back up to the start, then<br />

straight down. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

17


Chant:<br />

giggly goanna<br />

g g g<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

g g g g g g<br />

Track.<br />

18<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body and tail letter (g).<br />

Words on page: giggly, goanna.<br />

Extra words: get, go, got, pig, dig, dog, hog, jog, egg.


g G<br />

g G<br />

g g g g g g g<br />

Track.<br />

g g g g g g g<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

g g g g g g g<br />

Write.<br />

g<br />

Patter<br />

Go backwards then curve down, around the bottom and back up to the start, then<br />

straight down to make a tail. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

19


Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Chant:<br />

quick quokkas<br />

q q q<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace.<br />

q q q q q q<br />

Track.<br />

20<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body and tail letter (q).<br />

Words on page: quick, quokka.<br />

Extra words: quack, queen.


q q Q<br />

Q2<br />

q q q q q q q<br />

Track.<br />

q q q q q q q<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

q q q q q q q<br />

Write.<br />

q<br />

Patter<br />

Go backwards then curve down, around the bottom and back up to the start, then<br />

straight down to make a hook. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

21


Chant:<br />

cool cow<br />

c c c<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Find c.<br />

Track.<br />

c c c c c c<br />

22<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body letter (c).<br />

Words on page: cool, cow, cat, cup, cake, candle.<br />

Extra words: cold.


c C c C<br />

c c c c c c c<br />

Track.<br />

c c c c c c c<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

c c c c c c c<br />

Write.<br />

c<br />

Patter<br />

Go backwards then curve down, around the bottom and up about halfway.<br />

Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

23


Chant:<br />

orange octopus<br />

o o o<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

o o o o<br />

Track.<br />

24<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body letter (o).<br />

Words on page: orange, octopus.<br />

Extra words: on, not, hot, pot, of, to, log, pop, stop, go, no.


o O<br />

o O<br />

o o o o o o o<br />

Track.<br />

o o o o o o o<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

o o o o o o o<br />

Write.<br />

o<br />

Patter<br />

Go backwards then curve down, around the bottom and up to join where you<br />

started. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

25


Chant:<br />

slippery seal<br />

s s s<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Turn the pattern into snakes.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Track.<br />

s s s s<br />

26<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body letter (s).<br />

Words on page: snake, snail, seal, shear, slippery, scissors.<br />

Extra words: so, sit, sat, yes, six, sun, shut, shop, slip.


s S<br />

s S<br />

s s s s s s s<br />

Track.<br />

s s s s s s s<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

s s s s s s s<br />

Write.<br />

s<br />

Patter<br />

First go backwards, then curve around and across the middle, then go around the<br />

bottom and up in a curve. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

27


Chant:<br />

dirty dog<br />

d d d<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Track.<br />

d d d d d d<br />

28<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, head and body letter (d).<br />

Words on page: dog, dirty.<br />

Extra words: do, don’t, done, dip, lid, pad, down.


d<br />

D2<br />

d D<br />

Track.<br />

d d d d d d d<br />

Trace.<br />

d d d d d d d<br />

Trace.<br />

d d d d d d d<br />

Write.<br />

d<br />

Patter<br />

Go backwards then curve down, around the bottom and up all the way to the top,<br />

then straight down. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

29


Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Chant:<br />

energetic elephant<br />

e e e<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

e e e e e e<br />

Track.<br />

30<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise movement, body letter (e).<br />

Words on page: egg, eagle, beetle, elephant, energetic.<br />

Extra words: eat, he, she, the, red, net, yell, men.


e<br />

E2<br />

e E<br />

3<br />

e e e e e e e<br />

Track.<br />

e e e e e e e<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

e e e e e e e<br />

Write.<br />

e<br />

Patter<br />

Start in the middle, make a loop, up over the top and around, and end half way up<br />

the space. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

31


Chant:<br />

noisy numbat<br />

n n n<br />

Track the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Copy the pattern. Turn each pattern into a picture.<br />

n n n n n n<br />

Track.<br />

32<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke and clockwise movement, body letter (n).<br />

Words on page: noisy, numbat.<br />

Extra words: no, not, nap, nip, nod, can, sun, run.


n N n N<br />

2<br />

n n n n n n n<br />

Track.<br />

n n n n n n n<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

n n n n n n n<br />

Write.<br />

n<br />

Patter<br />

Go down then up and across the top and down again. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

33


Chant:<br />

rapid rat<br />

r r r<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

r<br />

Find r.<br />

r r r r r r<br />

Track.<br />

34<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke and clockwise movement, body letter (r).<br />

Words on page: rat, race, rapid.<br />

Extra words: rip, run, ran, raft.


R2<br />

r R<br />

r r r r r r r<br />

Track.<br />

r r r r r r r<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

r r r r r r r<br />

Write.<br />

r<br />

Patter<br />

Go down then up, across the top and stop. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

35


Chant:<br />

messy monkey<br />

m m m<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

mTrace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace the pattern. Turn each pattern into a picture.<br />

m m m m m<br />

Track.<br />

36<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke and clockwise movement, body letter (m).<br />

Words on page: messy, monkey.<br />

Extra words: mat, mop, man, am, mum, men, him, many, munch.


m m M<br />

M2<br />

m m m m m<br />

Track.<br />

m m m m m<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

m m m m m m<br />

Write.<br />

m<br />

Patter<br />

Go down then bounce up and across the top and make a second downstroke,<br />

then bounce up and across the top and make a third downstroke. Keep your<br />

pencil on the page.<br />

37


Chant:<br />

hairy hen<br />

h h h<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace then copy the pattern.<br />

Track.<br />

h h h h h h<br />

38<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke and clockwise movement, head and body letter (h).<br />

Words on page: hen, hay, hairy.<br />

Extra words: hop, help, has, hat, hot, he, she, him, have.


h<br />

H2<br />

3<br />

h H<br />

Track.<br />

h h h h h h h<br />

Trace.<br />

h h h h h h h<br />

Trace.<br />

h h h h h h h<br />

Write.<br />

h<br />

Patter<br />

Go down then come half way up, curve around and down. Keep your pencil on<br />

the page.<br />

39


Chant:<br />

kind koala<br />

k k k<br />

Trace the pattern. Finish the kites.<br />

Trace the pattern. Find and write k.<br />

k<br />

Track.<br />

k k k k k k<br />

40<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke and clockwise movement, head and body letter (k).<br />

Words on page: kind, koala, kite.<br />

Extra words: kit, kitten, king, kangaroo, key.


k k K<br />

K2<br />

Track.<br />

k k k k k k k<br />

Trace.<br />

k k k k k k k<br />

Trace.<br />

k k k k k k k<br />

Write.<br />

k<br />

Patter<br />

Go down, come half way up, curve around to make a loop, then go out and end on<br />

the line. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

41


Chant:<br />

bouncy bear<br />

b b b<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Find b.<br />

b b b b b b<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke and clockwise movement, head and body letter (b).<br />

Words on page: bear, balloon, ballet, bouncy.<br />

Extra words: be, bee, by, bat, big, bed, but, bug.<br />

Track.<br />

42


B2<br />

b B<br />

Track.<br />

b b b b b b b<br />

Trace.<br />

b b b b b b b<br />

Trace.<br />

b b b b b b b<br />

Write.<br />

b<br />

Patter<br />

Go down, come half way up, curve around and meet the downstroke at the bottom.<br />

Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

43


Chant:<br />

pretty pig<br />

p p p<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace the patterns.<br />

Copy the pattern.<br />

p p p p p p<br />

Track.<br />

44<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke and clockwise movement, body and tail letter (p).<br />

Words on page: pig, pretty.<br />

Extra words: pat, pot, put, pan, pop, map, nip, top, pink.


p<br />

P2<br />

p P<br />

p p p p p p p<br />

Track.<br />

p p p p p p p<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

p p p p p p p<br />

Write.<br />

p<br />

Patter<br />

Go down, then trace back up, over the top and around to join the downstroke.<br />

Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

45


Chant:<br />

lazy lion<br />

l l l<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Track.<br />

l l l l l l l<br />

46<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke movement, head and body letter (l).<br />

Words on page: leg, lion, lazy.<br />

Extra words: lot, love, little, like, light.


l L<br />

l L<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

l l l l l l l l l<br />

Write.<br />

l<br />

Patter<br />

Start at the very top and draw a line straight down.<br />

47


Chant:<br />

tidy turtle<br />

t t t<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Find t.<br />

t<br />

Track.<br />

t t t t t t t<br />

2 2 2 2 2 2 2<br />

48<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke movement, head and body letter (t).<br />

Words on page: track, train, tree, turtle, tidy, tortoise.<br />

Extra words: tap, tip, ten, it, at, hot, get, pet, net.


t T<br />

2<br />

2<br />

t T<br />

Track.<br />

t t t t t t t t<br />

2<br />

2 2 2 2 2 2 2<br />

Trace.<br />

t t t t t t t t<br />

Trace.<br />

t t t t t t t t<br />

Write.<br />

t<br />

Patter<br />

Go straight down. Lift your pencil and make a cross.<br />

49


Chant:<br />

itchy iguana<br />

i i i<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

Track.<br />

i i i i i i i i<br />

2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2<br />

50<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke movement, body letter (i).<br />

Words on page: insect, itchy, iguana.<br />

Extra words: I, is, it, in, if, six, will, sit, lip.


i<br />

2<br />

I2<br />

3<br />

i I<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Copy the pattern.<br />

illi<br />

Trace.<br />

i i i i i i i i i<br />

Write.<br />

i<br />

Patter<br />

Go straight down. Lift your pencil and add a dot.<br />

51


Chant:<br />

jiggly jellyfish<br />

j j j<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Track.<br />

j j j j j j j<br />

2 2 2 2 2 2 2<br />

52<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke movement, body and tail letter (j).<br />

Words on page: jet, jump, jellyfish, jiggly.<br />

Extra words: job, just.


j J<br />

2<br />

j J<br />

j j j j j j j j<br />

Track. 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2<br />

Trace.<br />

j j j j j j j j<br />

Trace.<br />

j j j j j j j j<br />

Write.<br />

j<br />

Patter<br />

Go down and end in a backward curved tail. Lift your pencil and add a dot.<br />

53


Chant:<br />

frisky frog<br />

f f f<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

Find and write f.<br />

f f f<br />

Track.<br />

f f f f f f f<br />

2 2 2 2 2 2 2<br />

54<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: anticlockwise and downstroke movement, head and body letter (f).<br />

Words on page: frog, fish, flower, frisky.<br />

Extra words: fun, fin, fan.


f F<br />

2<br />

2<br />

3<br />

f<br />

F<br />

Track.<br />

f f f f f f f f<br />

2<br />

2 2 2 2 2 2 2<br />

Trace.<br />

f f f f f f f f<br />

Trace.<br />

f f f f f f f f<br />

Write.<br />

f<br />

Patter<br />

Go backwards in a curve, then straight down. Lift your pencil and make a cross.<br />

55


Chant:<br />

foxy ox<br />

x x x<br />

Track the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern. Find and write x.<br />

Track.<br />

x x x x x x<br />

2 2 2 2 2 2<br />

56<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke movement, body letter (x).<br />

Words on page: ox, box, fox, foxy.<br />

Extra words: x-ray.


x X x X<br />

x<br />

2<br />

x<br />

2<br />

x x x x x<br />

Track.<br />

2 2 2 2 2 2 2<br />

x x x x x x x<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

x x x x x x x<br />

Write.<br />

x<br />

Patter<br />

Make a sloping downstroke. Lift your pencil and go up to cross it with another line.<br />

57


Chant:<br />

zigzag zebra<br />

z z z<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Find z.<br />

z z z z z z<br />

Track.<br />

58<br />

<strong>Handwriting</strong>: downstroke movement, body letter (z).<br />

Words on page: zebra, zigzag.<br />

Extra words: zoo, zoom, zap, zip, zipper, jazz, pizza.


z Z z Z<br />

z z z z z z z<br />

Track.<br />

z z z z z z z<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

z z z z z z z<br />

Write.<br />

z<br />

Patter<br />

Go straight across, then make a backward sloping downstroke, and then go<br />

straight across again. Keep your pencil on the page.<br />

59


1<br />

one ostrich 1<br />

Track.<br />

1 1 1 1 1<br />

Trace.<br />

1 1 1 1 1<br />

Write.<br />

two tigers 2 2<br />

Track.<br />

2 2 2<br />

Trace.<br />

2 2 2<br />

Write.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Draw 1 thing.<br />

Draw 2 things.<br />

60


three thrushes 3<br />

Track.<br />

3 3 3<br />

Trace.<br />

3 3 3<br />

Write.<br />

3<br />

2<br />

4<br />

four frogs 4<br />

Track.<br />

4 4 4<br />

2 2 2<br />

Trace.<br />

4 4 4<br />

Write.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Draw 3 things.<br />

Draw 4 things.<br />

61


52<br />

Track.<br />

52 52 52<br />

Trace.<br />

5 5 5<br />

Write.<br />

6<br />

five fish 5 six snails 6<br />

Track.<br />

6 6 6<br />

Trace.<br />

6 6 6<br />

Write.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Draw 5 things.<br />

Draw 6 things.<br />

62


seven snakes 7<br />

7 8<br />

eight eggs 8<br />

Track.<br />

Track.<br />

7 7 7 8 8 8<br />

Trace.<br />

Trace.<br />

7 7 7 8 8 8<br />

Write.<br />

Write.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Draw 7 things.<br />

Draw 8 things.<br />

63


nine newts 9<br />

Track.<br />

9 9 9<br />

Trace.<br />

9 9 9<br />

Write.<br />

9 10<br />

ten tadpoles 10<br />

Track.<br />

10 10<br />

Trace.<br />

10 10<br />

Write.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Trace the pattern.<br />

Draw 9 things.<br />

Draw 10 things.<br />

64


Get ready<br />

Warm ups<br />

Spider push-ups<br />

Push fingertips together as you<br />

bend and straighten fingers.<br />

Caterpillar crawls<br />

Hold pencil as if you are going<br />

to write. Move fingers along<br />

pencil from one end to the other.<br />

Don’t let the other hand help!<br />

Get set<br />

Pencil hold<br />

Left hand<br />

Left-handers hold a little further<br />

from the point, so you can see<br />

your writing better.<br />

Right hand<br />

Write!<br />

Paper position<br />

Hold the paper still with<br />

the non-writing hand.<br />

Left-handed<br />

Paper turned a little clockwise.<br />

Right-handed<br />

Paper turned a little anti-clockwise.<br />

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