March 2015

Handwriting Instruction – A step-by-step approach

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Steps to Handwriting 
(Work on 1 step at a time!)

Written by: Holly Haggerty, Executive Director

1. Holding the pencil correctly – see video below for demonstration

2. Controlling the pencil – tracing and dot to dots are great for this and fun too!

3. Forming the letters – i.e. R not Я

4. Writing letters with uniform letter size – i.e. “dog” not “dog”

5. Writing with uniform slant – i.e. “dog” not “dog”

More on Forming the Letters

Kristen HarperHandwriting Instruction – A step-by-step approach
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