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 -AP. Words: cap, gap, lap, map, nap, rap, sap, tap, yap, zap, chap, clap, flap, rap, slap, snap, trap, wrap, scrap, strap.
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.