Italic Handwriting Workbooks

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What are three great reasons to use Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting?

  1. Use Basic italic as a pre-cursive handwriting for before teaching traditional cursive. It makes the transition easier.
  2. Cursive italic is a nice handwriting for students who would be adult “printers”. We all know folks who always print!
  3. For students who have difficulty with handwriting, italic handwriting is easier to learn.

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Italic for the Older Student

Kindergarten

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook A

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook A

Italic Handwriting Workbook A Kindergarten

By Getty and Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780876780923

Italic Handwriting Workbook A Kindergarten is the first book in the Getty-Dubay Italic series. 

  • Provides instruction in italic basic handwriting.
  • Designed for the beginning student of handwriting.
  • Recommended for preschool, kindergarten, and/or early first grade.
  • Each of the twenty-six lowercase letters and the twenty-six capitals is introduced with one letter per page.
  • Letters are grouped with similar strokes together and progress from simple to more complex forms.
  • The student will trace the models, write letters at the given dots and in the blank spaces, and write a “best” letter in the empty box on each alphabet page.
  • The lines are quite large in this book. If your child tends to write smaller, you might want to start with Book B.

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First Grade

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook B

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook B

Italic Handwriting Book B Grade 1 (Basic)

Getty-Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780964921566

Italic Book B of Getty-Dubay Italic provides instruction in italic basic handwriting.

  • Designed for the beginning student of handwriting
  • Recommended for late kindergarten, first grade, and/or early second grade.
  • The twenty-six lowercase letters and the twenty-six capitals are introduced one letter per page.
  • Letters are arranged alphabetically, and words and sentences are introduced.
  • Each page in Italic Basic Handwriting B has the student trace the models, write letters at the given dots and in the blank spaces, and write a “best” letter in the empty box on each alphabet page.

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Second Grade

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook C

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook C

Italic Handwriting Book C Grade 2 (Basic and Cursive)

By Getty and Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780982776209

Italic Handwriting Workbook C is designed for the early reader.

  • Recommended for grade two, however it is also suitable for the latter part of grade one or early grade three.
  • Like the other books in the Getty-Dubay Italic series, each page has the student to trace the models, write letters, words, and/or sentences in the spaces provided.
  • On some pages, the writer completes a given line by writing a “best” letter in the empty box.
  • In addition to a review of the basic italic, an introduction to cursive italic section introduces the student to learning the fundamentals of the cursive hand.

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Third Grade

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook D

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook D

Italic Handwriting Book D Grade 3 (Basic and Cursive)

By Getty and Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780964921573

Italic Book D provides instruction in basic italic penmanship.

  • Book D is recommended for third grade or advanced second grade.
  • It begins with a thorough review of basic italic, then presents the cursive joins in sequence.
  • After the joins are learned, the cursive capitals are shown.
  • Writing practice includes first names, vowel sounds, consonant sounds, phonograms, prefixes, suffixes, homophones, homographs, ampersand, and punctuation.
  • Sentence content includes poem forms such as couplet, haiku, acrostic, cinquian, limerick, formula poem, and tongue twisters.
  • Cursive capital practice includes origins of our alphabet.
  • Application form, letter writing, and envelope making are presented.

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Fourth Grade

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook E

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook E

Italic Basic and Cursive Handwriting Workbook E Grade 4

By Getty and Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780964921580

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook D is recommended for fourth grade.

  • It is designed to provide further practice with cursive capitals and lowercase joins.
  • If your student is new to italic penmanship, there is an introduction to basic italic, as well as an overview of the cursive joins.
  • Writing practice in Italic Book D includes vowel sounds, consonant sounds, phonograms, prefixes, suffixes, and other letter combinations.
  • Sentence content includes the animal kingdom, the plant kingdom, the mineral kingdom, vegetation zones/biomes, our solar system, and galaxies.
  • Cursive capital practice includes origins of our alphabet and cities of the world.
  • Application form, letter/booklet format, and envelope making are presented.

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Fifth Grade

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook F

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook F

Italic Cursive Book F Grade 5 (with Basic review )

By Getty and Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780964921559

Getty-Dubay Italic Cursive Handwriting Book F is recommended for fifth grade.

  • It is designed to provide further practice with cursive capitals and lowercase joins.
  • If your student is new to italic basic handwriting, there is an introduction to basic italic and an overview of the cursive joins.
  • Writing practice in Italic Book F includes vowel sounds, consonant sounds, phonograms, prefixes, suffixes, and other letter combinations.
  • Sentence content includes word origins, word groups and word entertainment.
  • Cursive capital practice includes origins of our alphabet, and names of Native American tribes, nations, and communities.
  • Spiral writing, pop-up card design, and envelope making are also presented.

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Sixth Grade

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook G

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbook G

Italic Cursive Book G Grade 6 (Basic and Cursive)

By Getty and Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780982776216

Getty-Dubay Italic Cursive Handwriting Book G is recommend for the sixth grade and beyond.

  • Designed to provide further practice with cursive capitals and lowercase joins.
  • There is an introduction to basic italic and an overview of the cursive joins for the student who is new to this method.
  • Writing practice in Italic Book G follows a central theme – the history of our alphabet.

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Instructor’s Manual for Books A to G

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Instruction Manual

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Instruction Manual

Italic Basic and Cursive Handwriting Instructor’s Manual for Books A-G

By Getty and Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780964921542

In the Getty-Dubay Portland Italic Handwriting series, there is only one Instruction Manual.

  • It is used for each level from A to G and devotes a few pages to each book.
  • The Instructor’s Manual for the Italic series contains helpful hints on teaching the italic and covers Assessment, Implementation, Activities and Supplements.
  • In the back of the book, there is a very useful section of blank pages with ruled lines depicting examples of the line widths used throughout the series.
  • The Instructor’s Manual is a helpful tool for homeschoolers seeking a guide on teaching the program to their children, but the program can be used without it.

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Complete Bundle A-G with TE

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbooks A-G

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Workbooks A-G

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Instruction Manual

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Instruction Manual

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Complete Bundle

By Getty and Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780012515082

The Italic Complete Bundle includes one of each of the following:

  • Book A Kindergarten 9780876780923
  • Book B Grade 1 9780964921566
  • Book C Grade 2 9780982776209
  • Book D Grade 3 9780876780954
  • Book E Grade 4 9780876780961
  • F Grade 5 9780876780978
  • Book G Grade 6 9780876780985
  • Instructor’s Manual for Italic Books A-G 9780964921542

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 Italic Letters Calligraphy and Handwriting

Italic Letters Calligraphy and Handwriting by Getty Dubay

Italic Letters Calligraphy and Handwriting by Getty-Dubay

Italic Letters Calligraphy and Handwriting

By Getty and Dubay

ISBN-13: 9780876780916

Italic Letters Calligraphy and Handwriting is a comprehensive guide to italic calligraphy.

  • With 128 pages of step-by-step, beautifully illustrated instruction, the teaching method is “hands-on.”
  • Your student learns to write beautifully by writing.
  • Italic Letters provides models to trace and letters to copy.
  • Each letter is presented in both a mono-line tool, for informal and rapid writing, and an edged tool, for an elegant, formal hand.”
  • Getty-Dubay Italic Letters Calligraphy and Handwriting is for professional and amateur calligraphers, art teachers, and enthusiasts of the book arts.
  • It’s also for students, business people, homemakers; virtually anyone who wants to learn calligraphy and improve handwriting legibility.”
  • Italic Letters Calligraphy and Handwriting takes your student through basic italic, formal italic, chancery italic then cursive italic.
  • Once letter forms are mastered, your student will learn how to use new calligraphic skills to design and produce posters, invitations, letters, cards, booklets, and envelopes.

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