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Pen Trivia

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Question:What is the difference between Cursive and Manuscript writing?Answer:Cursive writing - joins more than 50% of its lettersManuscript (print-writing) - joins fewer than 50% of its letters.

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Inspiring the young to write

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In order to keep the art of writing, and writing in cursive penmanship, alive sometimes we all need a little inspiration. It is important to inspire our young ones to keep both arts alive. Here are some fun, sure-fire questions to prompt and get the young creative juices flowing.1. If I was a super hero what kind of super hero would I be and what powers would I have (This can also be done using villains)?2. If you were given 3 wishes what would they be and why?3. If I could invent a new toy what kind of toy would...

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Cursive Corner

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Penmanship is the technique of writing with the hand using a writing instrument. The various generic and formal historical styles of writing are called "hands" whilst an individual's style of penmanship is referred to as "handwriting".The biggest controversy to take place in the world of penmanship is happening right now: The Common Core education standards dictate that cursive will no longer be taught in elementary schools. And things are getting pretty heated. Seven states—California, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Utah—are now fighting to keep cursive in the curriculum.I remember being so excited for third grade when I would...

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