Teaching Cursive to Students

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Our Teaching Students Cursive Lesson Plan is designed to help teachers and parents teach kids how to write in cursive.   Included in the full curriculum is the following:

  • Teaching Cursive Packet – Teaching Tips and instruction
  • Practice Cursive Worksheets – From A to Z
  • “Squishy” Letters Activity – Creative painting activity to help teach cursive
  • Cursive Crawlers Activity – Write your name in curvise then create a fun creature
  • Todays Word Activity – Start the day with a inspiring word and practice writing it in cursive
  • Why is Good Penmanship Important Activity – Learn from successful believers in penmanship.

We hope you enjoy teaching and learning how to write in cursive!

Description

Cursive is an underrated skill. At a time when most schools have increased their emphasis on testing and dropped or cut back school time for basics such as gym and music classes, it’s not surprising that administrators and teachers have also backed off their one-time emphasis on teaching students how to write in cursive. The decline started in the 1970s and has progressively gotten worse over time. New national standards don’t even require students to learn cursive, and for many school districts, that’s reason enough to eliminate it from the curriculum. The fact that teaching cursive is left to the discretion of local school districts is a polite way of saying it is not perceived nationally as a necessary skill any more. Cursive was originally intended as a way to write more quickly, aft er all, but someone who is typing is generally going to be able to work faster than someone who is writing cursive.

If the only motivation for teaching cursive is the fact that it can be faster than printing, then maybe it’s time to forget about teaching students how to do anything much beyond printing letters, and teach them how to type instead. But are there other benefits for students who write in cursive?

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LM
01/04/2019
Linda M.
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Excellent stuff for homeschooling

The site is so easy to use. They have stuff for every subject. Just print from home.

LG
12/14/2018
Lisa G.
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excellent resource.

At my facility, we rely upon materials and supplemental workbooks from Clarendon. The workbooks are easy to use, cove the materials in a superb manner and is easy for the students to utilize the exercises and handle the material.

CN
01/22/2018
Christa N.
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Just in time

Going to review cursive with my students - now I can get them started. Thank you again Clarendon Learning!

KM
08/08/2017
Kristin M.
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Quick and easy

Items was emailed quickly and easy to use!

VD
08/07/2017
vidya d.
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very interactive

my daughter… really likes writing and practicing