Journal: In your neatest handwriting, copy this onto the next blank page in your Writing Notebook:
Write now...right now: Describe your handwriting. Do you think it is a reflection of your abilities or intelligence? Is handwriting important in a world in which keyboards and keypads seem to be the predominant forms of text generation? What good does it do to have legible or very fancy handwriting? Is handwriting a lost art? Discuss handwriting. Fill the page!
Handwriting: Lost Art or Vital Skill?
"It's called cursive because it makes you curse."
Keeping Lost Art Alive (1/14/2007)
Mrs. Koroulis's Script (11/10/2009)
How Writing By Hand Makes Kids Smarter (10/6/2010)
Cursive Being Dropped (11/26/2011)
Don't Let Cursive Die (12/21/2011)
Cursive Cartoon (12/21/2011)
Some States Preserve Penmanship (11/24/2012)
Utah School Board Wants to Preserve Cursive (04/8/2013)
Does Cursive Need to Be Taught in the Digital Age? (07/22/2013)
Five Reasons Kids Should Still Learn Cursive (June 2014)
Ten Reasons People Still Need Cursive (February 2015)
Grammarly: Does Cursive Still Matter? (December 2015)
Cursive is Obsolete (February 2015)
Why are will still teaching kids cursive? (June 2016)
The argument continues...
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