Parents as Partners in Kindergarten Handwriting:
A Family Guide to Support Handwriting Development
If handwriting motions are not fluent, it interferes with the whole writing process!
Invite parents to be partners to multiply your teaching effectiveness!
With their collaboration, they can help develop good kindergarten handwriting in your kindergarten.
We wrote this family guide to kindergarten handwriting because it deserves an expanded focus!
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
If you found this product useful, you may also enjoy:
Editable Family Kindergarten Homework Calendar (Aug 2018 - July 2019)
Read and Sing Little Books Set #1
Read and Sing Little Books Set #2