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Handwriting without Tears Grade 1 Curriculum
Handwriting without Tearsaims to make legible and fluent handwriting an automatic, mastered skill. Simple for home educators to use, lessons take only 15 minutes a day. The main objective for students is to achieve goals, not to finish a set number of pages.
The student workbook provides the examples, practices, and exercises for the 1st Grade Handwriting without Tears student. Perfect for students who are learning to print lowercase letters and could use some capital and number review, students who are writing words and simple sentences should be placed in this level curriculum. Lessons emphasize the correct use of lowercase letters in words and sentences, while "Learn & Check" sections help teachers and students check letter, word, and sentence skills. Activity pages combine handwriting instruction with other language arts lessons. 95 pages. Pages are reproducible for the same child's practice and benefit. Pages are not to be reproduced for siblings or others. Grade 1.
This 1st grade teacher's guide provides tips and lesson plans that emphasize letter skills, word skills, and sentence skills. There's plenty of information on how to prepare for lessons, stages of learning, instructional stages, a scope & sequence, posture, grip, spacing, and other helpful hints. Lessons include scripted questions, reproductions of reduced-size student pages, multisensory activities, finger trace and check models with instructions, page numbers, word lists, and more. 182 pages, softcover.
Designed for use with Handwriting Without Tears K-1 curriculum, the Draw and Write Notebook features wide double lines, and has room for student pictures and creative writing. The Big Sheet Draw & Write Paper's 11" x 17" sheets are perfect for writing and drawing. Use for full length sentences or to build a 8.5" x 11" journal by folding pages in half. The Wide Double Line Paper solves the problem of line confusion and helps keep letter placement uniform and neat.
The Rock, Rap, Tap & Learn Audio CD features songs to help develop coordination and rhythm, developing self-esteem and body awareness through upbeat and "rocking" songs. Tracks will help students develop pencil grip and writing posture, as well as letter and number formations. 25 songs and Lyrics booklet included.
Teach your students letter formations and placement of letters on double lines with hands-on blackboard activities. Measures 10" x 17". The sets of little sponges and little chalk pieces can also be used with the slate for parents using the Wet-Dry-Try method.
This Grade 1 kit includes:
- 1st Grade My Printing Book Teacher's Guide, 182 pages, softcover. Updated Edition.
- My Printing Book Student Worktext 95 pages, softcover. Updated Edition.
- Draw and Write Notebook, 48 pages, softcover
- Big Sheet Draw and Write Paper, 100 sheets
- Wide Notebook Paper, 100 Sheets
- Rock, Rap, Tap, and Learn Audio CD
- Blackboard with Double Lines, 10" x 17".
- Slate Chalkboard
- Little Chalk Bits
- Little Sponge Cubes; cubes are 0.5".
Now aligned to Common Core State Standards in English, Language Arts, and Math, this new edition makes it easier to integrate handwriting into your curriculum. In the new teacher's guides, applied writing activities provide additional lesson ideas, and home links provide strong school-home connections. Expanded teacher guidelines are also provided. The student workbooks provide new features to benefit your child, including lessons that now integrate cross-curricular connections.
The Learning without Tears My Printing Book program is a Grade 1 handwriting program designed to be intuitive, engaging, and developmentally progressive. Children actively participate in learning through movement, talking, and singing. Lessons take approximately 15 minutes per day and cover posture and grip, capital levels, lowercase letters, words and sentences, and numbers through a variety of multisensory and writing-based activities.
Lessons are easy-to-use and include an objective, a lesson introduction, the student workbook page number, QR codes for multimedia elements, reduced-size student pages, and a detailed lesson plan with enrichment, support/ELL notes, and cross-curricular connections at the bottom. The back of the book includes a section with detailed instructions for the multisensory activities.
This curriculum can be supplemented with the wood pieces set for capital letters, capital letter cards and mat for wood pieces, Rock, Rap, Tap & Learn CD, Magic C Bunny, slate chalkboard and blackboard with double lines, slate chalkboard, Flip Crayons, and Pencils for Little Hands.
This new edition features updated, unit-based teaching guidelines, updated lesson plans with a streamlined lesson design, simplified teaching guidelines, cross-curricular and school-to-home connections, and optional digital augmentation offerings. Students receive accelerated capital letter instruction, more opportunities for writing practice, and seamless teaching that includes modeling, writing, and music.
The online resources referenced throughout are available to homeschoolers; you will be directed to a login page where you'll create a free account. This account provides a 30- day free trial of the full digital experience, which is designed with features for classroom teachers using digital whiteboards. After the trial ends, only the "A Click Away" resources are available, which are all that homeschoolers should need to supplement the program.
193 pages, softcover.
This journal is designed to be used with the Handwriting without Tears Yellow Level B/Grade 1 "My Printing Book" resources. This journal is appropriate for first grade students and provides a place for strengthening handwriting and creative writing skills during independent writing time. It includes regular double lines plus space for drawing. 80 pages, paperback.
Handwriting without Tears Grade 1 Supplies
Big Sheet Draw and Write Paper, 100 Sheets--Grades K to 1Handwriting Without Tears / Other$9.89 Retail:
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Wide Notebook Paper, 100 Sheets--Grades K to 1Handwriting Without Tears / Other$4.69Availability: In StockStock No: WW498393
Rock, Rap, Tap & Learn Audio CDHandwriting Without Tears / Compact disc$17.99Video
Little Chalk Bits (Grades Pre-K - 4+)Handwriting Without Tears / Other$6.99
Little Sponge Cubes (Grades Pre-K - 4+)Handwriting Without Tears / Other$3.49
Blackboard with Double Lines (Grades Pre-K - 4+)Handwriting Without Tears / Other$12.49 Retail:
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Print Alphabet Desk Strips (1 Sheet of 4 Strips; Grades K-2)Handwriting Without Tears / Trade Paperback$2.19 Retail:
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Cursive Wall CardsHandwriting Without Tears / Other$11.79 Retail:
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Wide Notebook Paper (500 Sheets; Grades K-1)Handwriting Without Tears / Other$13.99Availability: In StockStock No: WW498394
Double Line Sentence Strips (100 Strips; Grades K-4+)Handwriting Without Tears / Other$8.49 Retail:
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Color Print & Number Wall Cards, Set of 36--Preschool to Grade 2Handwriting Without Tears / Other$27.99 Retail:
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Gray Block Paper, 105 Sheets--Grades PreK-K5.Handwriting Without Tears / Other$7.99 Retail:
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