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Year 1

Formation of S, J and U

I can form the capital letters S, J and U.

New
New
Year 1

Formation of S, J and U

I can form the capital letters S, J and U.

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Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. The capital letters S, J and U all start at the top tramline.
  2. The formation of capital letter J needs you to lift your pencil to add the other horizontal top line.

Common misconception

Drawing a large size j and dotting it to form the capital J.

Reminder that the capital J has a horizontal line across the ascender line.

Keywords

  • Horizontal line - a straight line that goes from left to right or right to left

The letters S and U are formed in one continuous, curved movement.
Teacher tip

Content guidance

  • Physical activity required.

Supervision

Adult supervision recommended.

Licence

This content is © Oak National Academy Limited (2024), licensed on Open Government Licence version 3.0 except where otherwise stated. See Oak's terms & conditions (Collection 2).

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6 Questions

Q1.
True or false? The capital letters A and K both contain diagonal lines.
Correct Answer: true, True
Q2.
Select the correct formation of the capital letter 'a'.
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Q3.
Select the correct formation of the capital letter 'h'.
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Q4.
Select the correct formation of the capital letter 'k'.
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Q5.
Select the correct formation of the capital letter 't'.
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Q6.
Which is the correct formation of the capital letter 'g'?
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