Catholic Heritage Handwriting Level 3 - Cursive Writing Author:Nancy Nicholson Catholic Heritage Handwriting Series is designed to teach manuscript and cursive handwriting skills, without overwelming the student with too much seatwork. Lessons build on phonics and First Holy Communion Instruction, coupling penmanship practice with engaging humor, riddles, poetry, Holy Scripture, and even a smattering of Latin at age-appro... more »priate levels. Books are spiral bound at the top of the page to facilitate use by both left-handed and right-handed users.
What is all the excitement about the Catholic Heritage Handwriting series?
First, all levels are spiral bound at the top of the page, much like a stenographer?s notebook, but in standard 8-1/2 x 11 page size so there is plenty of room for penmanship practice. The advantage to the top spiral binding is that the page is equally comfortable for both ?lefties? and ?righties,? with no center or edge binding to interfere with arm and hand movement, which can impede good penmanship.
Second, most handwriting programs are printed on both sides; Catholic Heritage Handwriting pages are single-sided. This eliminates the problem of pencils and erasers gripped in little fingers, pressing grooves, wrinkles, and holes in the paper. Consequently, with a standard, double-sided presentation, every other penmanship exercise begins with a sad-looking, ?holey? page that neither inspires neatness nor improves as the lesson progresses. Yes, our single-sided format does increase the cost of production somewhat, but the results?a fresh page each day?are well worth it. Better penmanship and neater papers mean little faces that beam with pride rather than frustration, and Teacher can remove the page from the book for proud display without losing the use of a page printed on the reverse side, or pulling