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Daily Handwriting Practice: Contemporary Cursive
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Daily Handwriting Practice: Contemporary Cursive
Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
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Provide your students with frequent, focused skills practice with this Reproducible Teacher's Edition. The reproducible format and additional teacher resources give you everything you need to help students master and retain basic skills.
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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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What is the difference between contemporary and traditional cursive?

Asked by a Homeschooler on June 6th, 2016

Thank you for your question. The main difference is the slant of the letters; Traditional Cursive has more of a slant, whereas Contemporary Cursive is slightly more straight. The other difference is the capital letter Q; Contemporary Cursive looks like a 2, Traditional is more like the regular Q.

Answered by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers on September 27th, 2016

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Since 1979, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers has provided educators with practical, creative, and engaging PreK–8 materials to support and enrich the core curriculum.

We strive to produce educational materials that are aligned with current standards and best educational practices—and with student interests and motivations. We pride ourselves on our ability to create products that not only build and reinforce basic and complex skills, but that develop a curiosity about the subjects in which those skills are taught.


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