From the symbol to the letter

Learning objectives

  • Memorise a visual image of a component part
  • Copy a simple graphical symbol, to form an alphabetic reference base
  • Gain a sense of line

Skills required

  • Copying simple shapes
  • Explain the process used
  • Link a model to the movement needed to copy it

Suggested materials

  • Large and small sheets of paper
  • Plastidecor® Triangle crayons, thick pastel, bold coloured pencils, BIC® Evolution triangle or Super Soft type
  • BIC® Kids learner range mechanical pencils