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

Using the three Approaches

Using the three approaches
  • A short text can be set to small groups and analysed later. The teacher may wish to spend the duration of the testing time observing the pupils and making notes of how each one writes (posture, paper position, pen hold, etc.). These observations can sometimes suggest a quick solution.
  • Any teacher, having learned the diagnostic techniques explained in Part 3 should quickly get to the root of pupil's individual problems and be able to help guide them through the checklists, and perhaps set up a voluntary lunchtime self-help club for those with handwriting problems.
  • Any section of Part 2 can be used for class discussion, or be set as homework. Short essays on some of the points ...
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