Cursive Writing Information Sheet

This article provides information about the Cursive Handwriting course.

Product Overview

 Lincoln Empowered Cursive Handwriting includes lessons and activities that teach students cursive handwriting strokes. It also discusses the formation of uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet and shows how to craft words and sentences using cursive handwriting. Students also learn proper posture and correct paper and pencil positioning.  

Top Facts

1. The course consists of 90 enriching lessons that can be completed at the student’s own pace.

2. Procedural videos embedded in the course offer step-by-step instruction.

3. The Cursive Handwriting Workbook allows for hands-on practice and multimodal offline learning.

4. Easy setup makes home instruction possible.

5. Learning the skills associated with cursive handwriting has shown positive effects on cognitive growth.

Course Details

Lesson Structure: Lesson > Learning Objects

Read Its: Instructional text with examples

Watch Its: Procedural videos, made by Lincoln Learning Solutions, with step-by-step instructions

Assess Its: Summative Assess Its that are teacher-graded. There are 9 in total. 

Total Number of Lessons: 90

 Course Kit and Cursive Handwriting Workbook are Available 

FAQ

Q: How often are there Assess Its in the Cursive Handwriting course?

A:  There are 9 teacher-graded assignments that are peppered throughout the 90 total lessons of the course. These assessments help to gauge student comprehension and mastery.

Q:  What would be the best way for a teacher to use the Lincoln Empowered Cursive Handwriting course in a brick-and-mortar setting? 

A:  A teacher could model cursive letter strokes by writing on a dry erase board and encouraging students to write them correctly to form good habits. Also, students could first practice by writing cursive strokes and letters in the air before writing them on paper.           

Q: What would be the most appropriate way for a teacher to use the Lincoln Empowered Cursive Writing course in an asynchronous virtual setting?

A: In an asynchronous setting, a teacher, parent, guardian, or coach could frequently review starting points on lines and determine how letters are connected so that students are forming good habits in cursive handwriting. Also, the teacher could encourage students to practice cursive using tactile methods such as crafting in clay or writing in sand.

Resources

Landing Page: http://info.lincolnlearningsolutions.org/cursive

Video: Introduction to Cursive Handwriting Video

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