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- Carolyn M., 1st year teacher
- Aiken, SC
Cursive Writing Teacher Resources
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Should schools continue to teach cursive writing? After reading and considering the merits of a series of arguments on both sides of this proposition, class members choose a side of the issue and craft their own argument, drawing support for their position from the provided materials.
Students are introduced to cursive handwriting as a symbolic language system. In this cursive handwriting lesson, students apply the Peterson sequence approach and practice gross motor patterning and action word rhythm. Students then identify what legibility means in cursive writing while they practice hand positioning skills.
Second graders identify adjectives and brainstorm adjectives that may be used to complete sentences. Students draw pictures and describe them using adjectives. The teacher and students participate in an activity where they ask questions using describing words to determine the appearance of a dog.
In this cursive writing practice worksheet, 3rd graders trace dotted lines to form 7 upper case G's in the first row. They trace the letter at the beginning of two rows that they fill with independently written G's. They see a pictures of items that begin with the letter g at the bottom of the page.
In this cursive practice instructional activity, students study and understand the mechanics of correctly making a lower case letter A. Kids analyze a cartoon pencil (Pete) as he takes them through a step by step diagram of making a cursive letter A. Students form their own lower case letter A examples.