By Bella Nordstrom. Letter Worksheet. At Friday, September 20th 2019, 09:45:34 AM.
For instance, the manuscript letters c, a, and d all begin with the same loop and can be taught in one group; i should be taught before y because it is simpler to form and is needed more frequently to write words.
Contrary to the view that handwriting is a trivial skill, handwriting actually is important for a number of reasons. One involves the concept of mental resources to which I have alluded in several other columns, in relation to reading and mathematics as well as writing. Just as effortful word decoding may impair reading comprehension, or lack of automatic recall may reduce the mental resources available for learning advanced computational algorithms in math, labored handwriting creates a drain on mental resources needed for higher-level aspects of writing, such as attention to content, elaboration of details, and organization of ideas.
When students have mastered the alphabet, they can move on to spelling games, root word games, and even work on learning better vocabulary and writing skills. Integrating language arts into online learning games is one of the best ways to find the key to student’s motivation.