Unique, neat and elegant, more and more students are switching to learning Italic! Italic Handwriting: Book A teaches the twenty-six lowercase and the twenty-six capital letters, teaching one letter per page. Tracing models, writing exercises, and related drawing activities are included on each page. This book is designed for the beginning student of handwriting, Preschool through First Grade. The Italic Instruction Manual is intended for use with this series,and contains explanations; in-depth descriptions of the letters and how to write them; a rationale for italic handwriting; techniques for teaching and assessment; sequence of skills; activities and more.