Rainbow Price: $11.95
For those of you who want all your manuscript and cursive instruction and practice in one big workbook – this is it! Traditional ball and stick printing is presented and practiced in the first 216 pages – letter practice, numbers, shape words, color words, days of the week, months of the year, seasons, weather words, holidays, school words, school tools, praise words, safety words, family words, neighborhood words, place words, food words, direction words, sports words, money words, action words, adjectives, comparison adjectives, literature words, math words, science words, art words, music words, writing a letter, thank you note, friendly letter, and envelope. Letter practice begins with six pages of strokes using dotted lines and arrows, then each letter is presented, in order. There are five pages of practice for each letter – one page of letter practice, one page of words, and three pages of copying phrases or sentences. After finishing letter instruction, children are now ready to practice the word pages.
Cursive instruction and practice finishes out the book covering many of the same topics as the manuscript practice plus some additional language arts words. Cursive follows the same format as the manuscript, using dotted lines and arrows for the letters. All line spacing is ½” with a dotted midline, and colorful illustrations decorate some of the pages. This book isn’t reproducible, but the price makes an affordable multi-year handwriting program. ~ Donna