Category : Cursive Handwriting

Cursive Lower Case z

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter z.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter z in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

Make sure that when your students begin to learn cursive writing that they maintain a proper seating posture. This will make learning cursive much easier as proper posture reduces body and muscle fatigue.

Cursive Lower Case y

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter y.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter y in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

Teach your child American Sign Language at the same time as you teach them cursive handwriting. This will help them with their hand-eye coordination and give them something fun to do as well.

Cursive Lower Case x

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter x.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter x in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

If your child gets frustrated with your trying to correct their penmanship, pair them up with another child who is older or who has better penmanship and get that child to mentor your own for penmanship. Sometimes it’s easier to learn something from a peer.

Cursive Lower Case w

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter w.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter w in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

Bury small objects in the sand for your child to find by digging in order to increase their fine motor skills.

Cursive Lower Case v

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter v.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter v in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

Painting cursive letters, as well as painting pictures in general, will help the fluidity of your students’ penmanship.

Cursive Lower Case u

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter u.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter u in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

Do you know how to eat with chopsticks? If so, teach your children how to eat with chopsticks, too. This might improve their handwriting through improving their fine motor skills. Plus, once you’ve learned to eat with chopsticks, it’s fun to eat out at certain Asian restaurants where the use of chopsticks is common.

Cursive Lower Case t

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter t.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter t in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

One way to ensure that your child’s hand’s grasp on the pencil isn’t too tight is to let them play games where they have to have a delicate touch and use a loose grasp in order to win the game, like Jenga or Don’t Break the Ice.

Cursive Lower Case s

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter s.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter s in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

For students who are dyslexic, it is difficult to learn cursive handwriting. One tip is to let them practice cursive with crayons on large pieces of paper or allow them to write with thicker pens or pencils. This will help them gain confidence while they memorize the patterns of the different letters.

Cursive Lower Case r

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter r.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter r in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

Another way to help your child gain muscle tone in their fingers and develop hand-eye coordination is to have them string beads and play with lace cards (plastic cards with holes punched in them that you use to lace together a picture with thread and a plastic needle).

Cursive Lower Case q

Objective

To help your child learn how to write the cursive lower case letter q.

Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write the lower case letter q in cursive handwriting.

Time requirement

10 minutes.

Grade level

Second grade.

Teaching tips

Remember to have your students practice previously learned letters while they continue to learn new letters.