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

Stage 2: Procedure

Stage 2: Procedure

Relaxation, confidence and motivation are all needed. In a few cases this is all that is necessary! Those pupils who have been criticised for having a personal style different from the school model, or one that offends their parents will quickly warm to sympathetic assurance. The tenseness and uneven look to their writing should soon disappear. With confidence, small, cramped writing should start to flow. To give this kind of assurance you must of course have made quite sure that there are no basic faults in the writing movement.

The first session is most important. You have made your initial observations; how should you proceed in a one to one situation?

  • Provide a good selection of pens for the pupil to ...
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