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Daily Handwriting Practice: Contemporary Cursive, Grades K-6 - Teacher's Edition, Print

EMC 793


EMC Number: 793

Page Count: 112

EAN: 9781557997562

Daily Handwriting Practice, Contemporary Cursive is more than just a handwriting book; it is a learning tool that helps developing young minds practice basic skills in an interesting and unique way.

For example, on the topic “Simple Machines,” students learn about simple tools and the physics applied in using them. Students write letters, words, and sentences about a variety of content-area topics appropriate for the classroom.  

Monday through Thursday, the weekly subjects for writing exercises range from famous inventors to famous quotations, amazing hunters to the water cycle. On Friday, a full-page exercise draws the topic to a close by reviewing what was learned earlier that week.

This book is a useful and effective teaching tool because each letter is introduced and practiced before students are asked to use it.

Curriculum topics addressed include:

  • the alphabet
  • capital letters
  • rhyming words
  • months of the year
  • days of the week
  • world alphabets
  • geography
  • facts
  • synonyms
  • nonsense rhymes
  • color words
  • alliteration
  • U.S. presidents
  • simple machines
  • math
  • rhyming words
  • prefixes and suffixes

Skills reinforced that help keep handwriting legible include:

  • correct letter formation
  • letter placement
  • spacing between letters
  • spacing between words

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Daily Handwriting Practice: Contemporary Cursive, Grades K-6 - Teacher's Edition is rated 4.75 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Daily Handwriting Practice, Contemporary This is the best penmanship program I have ever found. The short passages are perfect! I never hear groaning when it is time for their lesson!!
Date published: 2013-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome practice features I have used this in the classroom as well as for tutoring. It is an excellent resource that my students have all enjoyed using.
Date published: 2015-10-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Short, sweet, and effective. These passages are just enough to review the skills in an interesting way without taking a great deal of time.
Date published: 2012-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Daily cursive practice Excellent daily cursive handwriting practice for new teaching or review.
Date published: 2015-01-03
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