Using word families can help teach beginning spellers that words contain and share patterns. Use this word family list to introduce the sound of words ending with -AM. Words: am, ram, Sam, yam, dam, ham, jam, cam, lam, Pam, tam, tram, clam, wham, cram, scam, exam, gram, sham, slam, swam, dram, spam, scram, program, diagram, telegram.
Choose the handwriting style below:
Styles: Zaner-Bloser, Handwriting Without Tears (HWT), and D’Nealian.
Printing options: full color and black lines.
Zaner-Bloser. Forming letters straight up and down. Guideline: blue headline, red baseline, and dotted midline. An easy step-by-step approach.
Handwriting Without Tears. Forming letters using simple strokes. Guideline: simplified. Modern handwriting.
D’Nealian. Forming letters in slight slant and adding little tails to each letter. Guideline: blue headline, red baseline, and dotted midline. Easier transition to cursive.