Basic Stages of Writing

 Basic Stages of Writing

The first basic stage is scribble writing.

Scribble Writting

The second stage involves “letter like” markings, some may resemble letters and others may look more like shapes.

“Letter like” Markings

The third stage is when the child makes continuous strings of letters.

Strings of letters

In the fourth stage the child actually begins to make some letter/sound matches in his writing; for example he may write the letter “F” next to his picture of a fish.

Letter sound matches with writing

In the fifth state the child will begin to use more conventional spellings of words.

Conventional spellings of words


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