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Progression Map: Writing

Handwriting

EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Use the correct sitting position for writing

 

Use a tripod grip

Form lowercase letters

 

 

 

Form lower case letters correctly

 

Form upper case letters correctly

 

Use Finger spaces

Form letters and digits of the correct size orientation and relationship to each other and lower case letters

 

Use finger spaces consistently and correctly

Join all handwriting knowing which letters join and which don’t

 

Writing to be of a consistent size

Develop speed and fluency in joined handwriting

Join consistently and increase legibility and quality of handwriting style

Develop own handwriting style using joined handwriting

 Punctuation

EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

 

Introduce:

Full stops

Capital letters

Question marks

Exclamation marks

 

Consolidate:

Full stops

Capital letters

Question marks

Exclamation marks

 

 

Introduce:

Commas in a list

Apostrophes for contractions

 

Consolidate:

Question marks

Exclamation marks

Commas in lists

Apostrophes for contractions

 

Introduce:

Inverted commas

Commas within sentences

Consolidate:

Inverted commas

Commas after fronted adverbials

 

 

 

Introduce:

Speech punctuation

Apostrophes for plural progression

Consolidate:

Commas after fronted adverbials

Speech punctuation

Apostrophes for plural possession

 

Introduce:

Commas within sentences

Hyphens

Brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis

 

 

 

Consolidate:

Commas within sentences

Hyphens

Brackets, dashes or commas to indicate

Parenthesis

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  • Reflection
  • Resilience
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