What Are Some Tips for Practicing Cursive Writing?


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Some tips for practicing cursive writing are learning letters in groups that follow the same basic steps, beginning with lower case letters, positioning the hands and paper correctly and practicing with worksheets for 20 minutes daily. Learning uppercase and lowercase letters simultaneously and following alphabetical order are both counterproductive techniques.

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What Are Some Tips for Practicing Cursive Writing?
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Starting with the round letters, a, d, g, q and c, provides a solid foundation and transitions well into the climb and slide letters, i, u, w and t. Other suggested groupings are the loopy letters, e, l, h, k, b, f and j, and the lumpy letters, n, m, v and x. The remaining letters all have mixed characteristics from two or more of the other groups.

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