Whether you're introducing cursive for the first time or continuing from previous years, this 255-page writing book will provide your child with the foundational skills of cursive writing. The formation guide gives you and your child a template to follow. Each lesson features warm-up exercises as well as an example of the letter that is being practiced that day. Help your child master letter formation, size, slant, spacing, correct posture for writing, and correct position for paper and pencil. Begins with single letters and progresses to phonics blends of more than one letter, special sounds, and words for your child to trace and copy. Phonics, spelling, and creative writing skills are built into the exercises. 248 pages, unbound. Grade 1.