D’Nealian Fonts Start handwriting instruction in the early grades by giving each student a D’Nealian model of his or her name by using Downhill Publishing’s D’Nealian Fonts. Use the most appropriate paper and place name tags on their desk. A handwriting center is needed. Once you have the center established, students can start practicing with
Choosing The Right Program To Practice Handwriting: Vertical vs. Slanted. Manuscript Alphabets or D’Nealian Alphabets?
When teaching handwriting there are questions that need to be answered before choosing the method of instruction: is it better to teach Traditional Handwriting letter forms, or is it better to teach using the slanted alphabets? Good samples of Traditional (also called Manuscript, Print, or Vertical alphabet) are Zanner-Bloser©, Palmer, A Reason For Handriting© McDougal-Littell©