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ERIC Number: ED001749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 131
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TEACHING CHILDREN TO WRITE IN ST. PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
HORWATH, FENTON; AND OTHERS
THE MAJOR PURPOSE OF TEACHING HANDWRITING IS TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH A MEANS OF EXPRESSING THEIR THOUGHTS AND IDEAS. THROUGH THE USE OF APPROPRIATE ACTIVITIES, STUDENTS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE THE NECESSARY SKILLS TO ENABLE THEM TO WRITE EASILY AND LEGIBLY. THIS GUIDE HAS BEEN PREPARED TO AID IN DEVELOPING A SYSTEMATIC PROGRAM TO HELP CHILDREN GAIN THE HANDWRITING SKILL AND PROFICIENCY THEY NEED. RECOMMENDED METHODS AND PROCEDURES FOR TEACHING HANDWRITING IN GRADES 1-6 ARE REPORTED. AT EACH GRADE LEVEL GENERAL INFORMATION, FUNDAMENTALS OF MANUSCRIPT, SUGGESTED AREAS OF CONCENTRATION, THE LEFT-HANDED WRITER, AND TRANSITIONAL WRITING STAGES ARE DISCUSSED AS THEY PERTAIN TO THAT PARTICULAR AGE CHILD. MATERIALS TO BE USED ARE LISTED, AND SUGGESTIONS FOR SCHEDULING CLASSES ARE MADE. THE ORGANIZATION OF THIS GUIDE HAS THE FLEXIBILITY NECESSARY TO ALLOW INDIVIDUAL TEACHERS AND SCHOOLS TO ADAPT INSTRUCTION TO THE ABILITIES AND NEEDS OF THEIR PUPILS AND CLASSES.
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Authoring Institution: Saint Paul Public Schools, Minn.
Identifiers: Minnesota (Saint Paul)