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  • LS

    , Feb 12th
  • Hi,
    I would also like this ordered by phase if possible, please. Also, with the HFW you have a left handed version, which is fab. Any possibility of having a left handed version of this too?
    Many thanks,

    , Jan 14th
    • Hi maeved90,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

      , Jan 14th
    • Hi there maeved90,
      We've made this resource for you and have sent it in an email, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download on the website within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

      , Jan 15th
  • I would welcome an editable version of these too!

    , Sep 12th
    • Hi lukeliamlion,
      Thanks for your suggestion! I'll ask our resource creators to look into this for you : )

      , Sep 12th
    • Hi there lukeliamlion,
      We've made this resource for you and have sent it in an email, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download on the website as soon as possible.

      , Sep 16th
  • An editable version of these would be super!

    , May 18th
  • Practising tricky word activities

    , May 4th
  • I love these but it would be really useful if these tricky word sheets were split into phase 2, phase 3 and phase 4 so that writing challenges can be differentiated in the writing area.

    , Mar 8th
    • Hi jerrybradshaw, thank you for your review, I have passed your thoughts along to our design team to see what they can do for you., I hope this helps. :)

      , Mar 8th
    • yes I agree with jerry. I am not confident with letters and sounds but would appreciate it being split.

      , Jul 29th
    • Hello there,

      Our lovely designers have done this for you and emailed the new resource, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download on the website soon

      , Jul 30th
  • This looks great - would be useful by Phase as well not just in alphabetical order?

    , Feb 22nd
    • Hi meldwolves, thank you for your review, I have passed this on to our resource team to have a look at for you. I hope this helps. :)

      , Feb 22nd
    • Hi there meldwolves, sorry for the delay with this version, we hope to do this very soon. :)

      , Aug 19th
This is a great writing practice worksheet, which enables the children to practice and learn their tricky words!
This resource is available in Standard, Cursive, Editable, Left Handed and Precursive.
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    • Twinkl updated the Main Version on May 5th
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