This 1st grade teacher's guide provides tips and lesson plans that emphasize letter skills, word skills, and sentence skills. There's plenty of information on how to prepare for lessons, stages of learning, instructional stages, a scope & sequence, posture, grip, spacing, and other helpful hints. Lessons include scripted questions, reproductions of reduced-size student pages, multisensory activities, finger trace and check models with instructions, page numbers, word lists, and more.
Now aligned to Common Core State Standards in English, Language Arts, and Math, this new edition makes it easier to integrate handwriting into your curriculum. Cross-curricular links and applied writing activities provide additional lesson ideas, and home links provide strong school-home connections. Expanded teacher guidelines also provided.
182 pages, indexed, softcover. 2013 Updated Edition.