Through Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy: for School and Home, students. The Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series provides a clear, concise. Write Now is a self-instructional course in modern italic handwriting.

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While this probably isn’t a big deal, it is something to consider. It is available from www. These are secular texts, so you won’t find moral tales or Scripture verses here, but neither will you find anything offensive or political. Italic Handwriting Book D: Lined guide sheets are also included. The student texts are self-explanatory. Figures of speech of the English language are used for cursive writing practice, including synonyms, antonyms, simile, metaphors, word origins, onomatopoeia, proverbs, homophones, homographs, analogies, oxymoron, tongue twisters, pangrams and palindromes.

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View as Grid List. It gives them a fresh start, and the results can look good with little skill. Spelling Power Starter Pack. Shipping, Returns, Privacy, etc. The most common complaint is that children who learn exclusively this style have a hard time reading more traditional cursive styles like Zaner-Bloser and Palmer.

Italic is a fast, and efficient and practical writing style that eliminates the loops and flourishes of conventional handwriting. Also, the writing instrument is lifted far less often than when writing with a broad-edged calligraphy pen. Click on prices to verify their accuracy. Each of the eight books in the series has been designed to utilize the child’s natural curiosity and thirst for learning. The elliptical shapes and strokes of italic conform to natural, rhythmic hand movements.


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Each book is simple black and white, and while there are illustrations they’re simply line drawings. How Do These Work?

Although written for adult learners, children from about ages ten and up might be able to learn from it even if they need some adult assistance. Designed for use with Books A—G, this invaluable guide contains detailed instructions for teaching letter families, capitals, cursive joins, assessment strategies, techniques for increasing speed and developing style, plus the history of writing.

Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay’s Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series has been in continuous use since in public, private, and home schools throughout the country. Display 6 9 12 18 per page. While practicing cursive italic, students explore the many facets of the world of science — the animal kingdom, DNA, photosynthesis, minerals, continents, biomes, our solar system and galaxy.

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Upgrades to 3rd Ed Spelling Power. Sort by Position Name: Even if you’ve never taught handwriting, you’ll find the Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series easy to follow and full of step-by-step guidance, tips, and creative practice materials.


This well-crafted book is a welcome complement to your entire curriculum.

For those who prefer more efficient instruction within a single book rather than child-oriented worktexts, the authors have produced Write Now.

At the same time, students who master this style will have no trouble with illegibility as this is one of the most attractive cursive forms we’ve seen. Getty-Dubay Italic style handwriting looks impressive without requiring extraordinary effort.

Content includes writing materials such as papyrus, parchment, paper and pens as well as eight scripts developed from the Roman Era to the 17th century. These handsome letterforms are as easy to write as they are to read.

Cursive capitals practice shows the historical development of each letter. Introducing italic style to children with handwriting difficulties has proven very successful in some cases.

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Two supplemental texts are also available: The letters are formed easily and quickly. Each of the eight books in the series has gftty designed to utilize the child’s natural curiosity and thirst for learning.