Learning to write (easy read)
write; writing; letters; draw;
Writing is easy.
- Learn how to hold your pencil.
- Learn how to make the letters.
It takes time.
You may not be very good at first.
Keep trying and you will get better.
- get a sharp pencil
- get a sheet of paper with lines on it
- get started
- hold your pencil between your thumb and the next finger
- hold it down near the point
- rest the pencil on your other fingers
- move your thumb and the next finger to make the pencil move
(Start from the top, except for the lower-case 'd' and 'e'.)
This shows what the words mean
Here are all the letters for you to try.
Print friendly alphabet page (PDF - 167Kb)
The smaller letters are called lower-case letters.
They all sit on the line.
Some letters also go below the line - g j p q y
Some letters almost touch the line above - b d f h k l
All the big letters sit on the line. They are called capital letters
See if you can find where the letters sit in this sentence.
The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.
Did you find them?
T h e q u i c k b r o w n f o x j u m p e d o v e r t h e l a z y d o g.
- Learn the little letters first.
- Learn the capital letters.
- Learn to write your name.
You will need a capital letter to start your name because your name is special!
Keep trying every day and soon you will be a good, neat writer.
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