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Parents as Partners in Kindergarten Handwriting:
A Family Guide to Support Handwriting Development
An easy-to-read guide for families that will
- encourage them to collaborate with you
- teach them why they can MAKE THE DIFFERENCE in their children's success
- show tips and at-home activities to develop good kindergarten handwriting
- explain why family support of kindergarten handwriting deserves focus
- multiply your teaching effectiveness!
If handwriting motions are not fluent, it interferes with the whole writing process.
Parents Learn How To:
• Recognize what quality kindergarten handwriting looks like and why it is important
• Develop small motor skills and efficient pencil grip
• Teach handwriting motions using Zaner-Bloser print style
• Collaborate with teachers in name writing practice at home
• Use consistent handwriting directional language for letter formation
• Understand how to provide feedback that develops a growth mindset
• Teach their child drawing skills
• Understand the difference between mastery of high-frequency “heart words” with good handwriting and phonics-based spelling words
• Understand why 90% of our handwriting practice is with lowercase letters using real words and sentences
• Handwriting progression
• Writing rubrics
• Name writing assessment chart
• Parent letters
• Samples of end-of-year writing in published books.
If you have already purchased Nellie Edge Kindergarten Round-up Parents as Partners in Kindergarten Success, you will have 18 pages of this document.
This parent guide is a supplement to Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Program
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