This essential illustrated classroom guide to the teaching of handwriting covers all aspects of the subject--from initial letter forms to joined writing.

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Marks in examinations are sometimes allotted for the general appearance and presentation of work, yet what does this word presentation mean? If you ask several schools what they mean by the word presentation, and what their policy for teaching or judging it is, you will get varying replies. Some people will shelter behind the word neatness. But neat handwriting alone will not necessarily provide a page that is easy to read. In reality, some over-neat handwriting is sometimes extremely difficult to decipher. Other schools have strict rules about such matters as margins or the underlining of titles. That will not solve the problem either.

The ability to plan a well laid out page is not a common skill, so whoever has that skill ...

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