Pre-Write Sheets

Pre-writing sheets with shape prompts for early mark makers. The shapes on the sheets and the associated verbal cues act as a prompt for the children as they mark make. The three movement exercises included represent the main movements employed in writing. Children do not need to recreate the pattern on the sheet exactly, but simply get used to holding a mark making tool and enjoy making marks in the suggested directions repeatedly. Our children love to say the words as they make the movements! (Original artwork drawn by Sara Murphy and final digital resources created by Stuart Murphy.)

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Pre-Writing/Mark Making/Emergent Writing Sheets/Activities

Pre-Writing/Mark Making/Emergent Writing Sheets/Activities

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