The following examples are for the letter A. Adjust for all other letters of the alphabet.
Hand out the letter writing worksheet.
Point to the lowercase letter.
This is how we write the small letter a. Do you remember which sound the letter a makes?
Point to pictures and emphasize the beginning sounds for each picture: /?/ as in ant and /?/ as in apron.
Point to the uppercase letter.
This is how we write the large letter A.
Point to the words.
This is how we write the word "ant."
Point to the letter a at the beginning of the word.
This is how we write the sound (/?/ ) at the beginning of the word "ant."
Ask children to practice writing the letters and words.
Both Block and D'Nealian handwriting worksheets are available.