We’ve used a standard handwriting program for years, but it was a really nice change of pace to use Patriotic Penmanship Grade 5. Patriotic Penmanship uses a combination of famous quotes and Bible verses to teach handwriting. I liked how the pages were more than just copying words, they were really worthwhile text that the student could also commit to memory or just have exposure to. Each Patriotic Penmanship book (grades 1-5, junior high, high school) contains different quotes and verses, so you could definitely use them each year and not have your child feel like they were repeating anything.
On each page there are tracing options, as well as writing practice, and there is a copy of the cursive alphabet on the bottom of the page (because sometimes you forget what a cursive z looks like). If you’re doing American History, I think this is a must-purchase as a supplement to what you’re already studying. My son and I both give this program a thumbs up and enjoyed the content and the program.
Patriotic Penmanship Grade 5 (cursive)
Date Added: 03/16/2017 by Old Schoolhouse R.