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GRADE 3 HANDWRITING WORKBOOK FROM McGRAW-HILL


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Table of Contents

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UNIT 1 The Manuscript Alphabet Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Lines in Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Letter and Word Spacing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Numerals and Punctuation Marks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Writing Sentences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Signing Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Left-Handed Writers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Right-Handed Writers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Manuscript to Cursive. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 The Cursive Alphabet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Size and Shape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Taking Tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

UNIT 4 Size and Shape Letters A O . . . Letters C E . . . Letters L D . . . Letters B R . . . Letters T F . . . Letters S G . . . Letters I J . . . Review . . . . . . . Practice . . . . . . Taking Tests . . .

UNIT 2 Strokes that Curve Up . . Letters i t. . . . . . . . . . . . Letters e l . . . . . . . . . . . Words to Write . . . . . . . . Strokes that Curve Down Letters o a. . . . . . . . . . . Letters c d. . . . . . . . . . . Strokes that Curve Over . Letters n m . . . . . . . . . . Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Taking Tests . . . . . . . . . .

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UNIT 3 Connectives . Letters u w . Letters b f . . Letters h k. . Letters g q. . Letters j p . Letters r s . Letters y z . . Letters v x . . Review . . . . . Practice . . . .

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UNIT 5 Spacing Letters and Words. Letters M N . . . . . . . . . . . . Letters H K . . . . . . . . . . . . Letters P Q . . . . . . . . . . . . Letters V U . . . . . . . . . . . . Letters W X . . . . . . . . . . . . Letters Y Z . . . . . . . . . . . . Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Taking Tests . . . . . . . . . . . .

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UNIT 6 Alignment and Margins. . . . . Numerals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Numerals and Math Symbols Punctuation . . . . . . . . . . . . . A Short Story . . . . . . . . . . . . A News Article . . . . . . . . . . . Theme Paper . . . . . . . . . . . . Transition to Two Lines . . . . . Practice with Small Letters . . Practice with Tall Letters . . . . A Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Poster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A Form. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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The Manuscript Alphabet Review

A aaa B A A B bbb C B C ccc C FFF fff G G ggg H G H hhh III H L lll M L L Mm M m N m N nnn N Q qqq R Q Q R rrr SSS sss R V vvv W V V Ww W w X w X xxx X 4

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D ddd D D iii J J jjj J O ooo O O T ttt T T YYY yyy

EEE eee KKK kkk P ppp P P U uuu U U ZZZ zzz

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Circle the letters that spell the name of your state.


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Lines in Letters Write these letters with straight lines. Then use them to write a word.

EtHFiLI Write these letters with slant lines.

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Write these letters with circle lines.

SbDQoae Complete the sentence.

My favorite color is

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Letter and Word Spacing

too close t o o fa r

Space Between Words • not too close • space of a pencil between words

just right C C

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like this

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Space Between Letters • not too close • not too far apart • space of a pencil point between letters


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Numerals and Punctuation Marks Trace and write the words and numerals.

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1 2 3 4 5

one two three four five

6 7 8 9 10

six seven eight nine ten

Trace the punctuation marks.

?!?!?!

??!??!

Write this sentence:

My cat has 5 kittens!

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Writing Sentences Write the sentences. Remember to include the correct punctuation.

The world has many endangered animals. The Asian tiger is one.

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The California condor is another.


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Signing Up Fill out the form. Write as neatly as you can.

Sports Club Membership Form

Name:

Address:

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Grade and Class:

Interests:

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Left-Handed Writers

Cursive Writing Position

Sit tall. Place both arms on the table. Keep your feet flat on the floor. Slant your paper.

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Hold the pencil with your first two fingers and your thumb.

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Right-Handed Writers

Date

Cursive Writing Position

Sit tall. Place both arms on the table. Keep your feet flat on the floor. Slant your paper.

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Hold the pencil with your first two fingers and your thumb.

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Manuscript to Cursive Circle the cursive letters that are in your first name.

a h n u

a h n u

bb ii oo vv

cc dd jj kk pp qq ww xx

ee ff gg ll mm rr ss tt yy zz

apply d¢o≥g≤gÖy aäpìpûl¬y o≥d≠dól¬y much n≠a√côh¢o n≠a√côh¢o mãu√côh black bòl≠a√côk fõl≠afisüh d≠afirók 12

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Look at the word in manuscript. Circle the matching word in cursive.


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Circle the cursive letters that begin the names of your favorite characters.

AA BB CC DD EE FF GG HH II JJ KK LL MM NN OO PP QQ RR SS TT UU VV WW XX YY ZZ

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Write the beginning letters of the months of the year in manuscript and in cursive.

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The Cursive Alphabet

A A A H H H O O O V V V 14

B B B I I I P P P W W W

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C C C JJJ Q Q Q X X X

D E D E Ff E FG G F G D K L K L M L M N M N N K R S R S T S T U T U U R Y Z Y Z Z Y

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a bbb c a c d c d eee fff ggg h d h iii h a k lll m k m n m n ooo p n p q p q q jjj k r sss ttt u r u vvv w u w x w x y x y zzz y r


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Size and Shape

Make your writing easy to read.

Tall letters touch the top line

b

d

l

t

Short letters touch the middle line.

o a n m c u g f z j p y

w

These letters go below the bottom line.

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Circle the letters that are the right size and shape and sit on the bottom line.

a e

w xh b

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d g f

p

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Review Write the cursive words in manuscript.

jßoíufirÄnœeÉy oÜv–·r t¢oíw–·räiÄn≠g vÆaÄn

J®aÄnãu≠afirÄy Write a word you can write in cursive.

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eÉxïiët

qèuäi√côk

Feªbflräu≠afirÄy

zñiëp

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sÃcØaätëtœe·rœe∞d


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Taking Tests Write True or False to answer each question.

1. Manuscript and cursive letters all look alike.

2. In cursive handwriting, letters are connected.

3. In manuscript handwriting, letters should not be too close.

4. Names of people begin with lowercase letters.

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Trace and write each letter. Circle your best cursive and manuscript letter.

A b Z

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Taking Tests Complete each sentence. Choose a word from the word bank.

Word Bank top

straight

uppercase

slant

middle

1. The manuscript letters t, E, H, L, F, and I have

2. Tall cursive letters touch the

lines.

line.

3. The manuscript letters Q, D, o, a, and e have

4. Short cursive letters touch the

lines.

line.

5. The manuscript letters A, M, w, v, and Y have

6. Your first and last names begin with 18

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lines.

letters.

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Strokes that Curve Up Circle each letter whose beginning stroke curves up.

a c e o r s I j g q p u w l b d f h k Trace and write the strokes that curve up.

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Trace the beginning stroke in each letter. Then write words using the letters.

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i t Trace and write the letters. Then trace and write the word.

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e l Trace and write the letters. Then write the words.

eee

e

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lll

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l

l

lœeét

tëiólœe

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tëiœe

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iólól

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Words to Write Write the words. Circle your best words.

title

tœeölól

tëiëtólœe

lœeét

tëiólët

tie tëiœe lëiœe

Write a silly title for a book. Use some of the words above.

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Strokes that Curve Down Circle each letter whose beginning stroke curves down.

a c e o r s u w I g p q j d b f l t h k Trace and write strokes that curve down.

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Trace the beginning stroke in each letter.

aa cc dd gg oo qq Use three of the letters to name an animal. Write the name.

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o a Trace and write the letters. Then write the words.

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a a a a a a a

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t¢oŸ˘

t¢oùlól

t¢oíiól

t≠aäiól

t¢oítœe

l≠aätœe

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c d Trace and write the letters. Then write the words and the phrases.

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c§o≥aät

d d d d d d d dœe÷e∞d

m¢o®oÜn d≠aÄn√c—e

l¢o≥a≠d

c§o≥dœe

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Strokes that Curve Over Circle each letter whose beginning stroke curves over.

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p w v x y z

Trace and write strokes that curve over.

mmm nnn vvv xxx yyy zzz Write words that begin with strokes that curve over.

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Trace the beginning stroke in each letter.


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n m Trace and write the letters. Then write the words.

n n n

n

n

n

n

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m m m m m m m m m n≠aÄmœe

n¢oítœe

m¢o≥aät

mãiëtëtœeÉn

t≠aÄmœe

m≠aäiól

mœeölët

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Review Write the strokes that curve up.

Write strokes that curve down.

Write slant strokes.

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Write strokes that curve over.


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Review Write the words. Do your tall letters touch the top line? Do your letters slant correctly?

däiÄmœe

nœe÷e∞dólœe

b–÷eétólœe

w£oÜm∏bÆaät

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w£o®o≥dœeÉn b£oíw-w£oíw

mœe∞aól

uÄn≠däi≠d mœe•oíw

uÄnãiëtœe

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Taking Tests Write phrases in cursive to answer each question. Choose a phrase from the answer box.

Answer Box a stroke that curves down with strokes that curve up

all the letters the letters m and n

the top line

1. How do the lowercase letters i and t begin?

2. What kind of stroke is at the beginning of lowercase letter a?

4. Which letters in the word list begin with a stroke that curves up?

5. What line do all tall letters touch?

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3. Which letters in the word moon begin with a stroke that curves over?


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Connectives Trace the connectives.

aäifir

tëiœe

aÄn

aÄn≠d

hœe·r eÉn≠d

mœeét lëiókœe iÄn

sµaÄn≠d

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gúl≠a≠d jêufisît yÿeölól z›ªbflr≠a g≤aÄmœeÎs yßoíu zây y≤afirÄn g≤aäp l≠aızây j≤aÄm fèiÄv–˘ pìi√côk f◊e÷eöl qèuäiëtœe pûl≠aÄn Grade 3, Unit 3

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u w Trace and write the letters. Then write the words.

‡‡‡ u u ‡ u ‡ u ‡ u ‡ u ‡ u ‡ u u ‡‡‡ w w ‡ w ‡ w ‡ w ‡ w ‡ w ‡ w w

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wåiët uÄn≠d¢o

c§oíuól≠d uÄn√côlœe

w£oíuól≠d lëuätœe

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b f Trace and write the letters. Then write the words and the phrases.

bbb

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

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f

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b£o≥aät

f±aólól

fèiÄnœe f¶o®o≥d

båuóbòbòlœe

oùfõf

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h k Trace and write the letters. Then write the words.

h h

h h h h h h h

k k k k k k k k k

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h≠aät√côh

h¢o®oùk

këiólët

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këi√côk∏bÆaólól lëu√côk

këiëtœe

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g q Trace and write the letters. Then write the phrases.

ggg

g

g

g

g

g

g

g

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j p Trace and write the letters. Then write the phrases.

‡‡‡ jjj ‡ j ‡ j ‡ j ‡ j ‡ j ‡ j ‡ j ‡‡‡ p p ‡ p‡ p‡ p‡ p‡ p‡ p‡ p p pìuólól uäp

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p©oíuÄn≠d a b–∞aät


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r s Trace and write the letters. Then write the phrases.

‡‡‡ r r ‡ r ‡ r ‡ r ‡ r ‡ r ‡ r ‡ r r sss

s

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pÂräi≠dœe aÄn≠d jßoÜy r¢oÓ¤e bòl¢oÓs™oÜm

s

s

s

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y z Trace and write the letters. Then write the phrases.

y y y

y y y y y y y

zzz

z

zñiëp c§o≥dœe

z

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v x Trace and write the letters. Then write the phrases.

vvv

v

x x x

x x x x x x x

v

v

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v

v

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Review Trace and write the phrases. Most of the 26 letters are included.

v–·rÄy hãu≠gÿe sîi≠gÖnfis oÜn båufis pìuäpìpáy aät tóhœe eÉn≠d z¨oÜnœe

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qèuäi√côkól¬y aät s¤e∆c§oÜn≠d eÉxïiët


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Practice Trace these connectives. Then write the words.

bÆaólól o≥aätfis vÆaÄn wÆaäiët b£o≥aät båifir≠d oÜn√c—e v–·rÄy wòhœeÉn

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2. What kind of cursive letters begin the months of the year?

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3. What is the difference between the cursive uppercase letters T and F?

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Size and Shape All uppercase letters are tall letters. Tall letters should touch the top line.

A

B

H

D

E

F

I

Letters with descenders go below the bottom line.

J

Z

Y You can make your writing easy to read.

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Look at the letters below. Circle the letters that are the correct size and shape.

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A O Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

A A A

A A A A A A A

O O O

O

O

O

O

O

O

O

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Aólëi√c—e lëiÄv–Îs iÄn Aól≠afisük≠a.


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C E Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

C C C

C C C C C C C

E E E

E

E

E

E

E

E

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C—e∆cçiól¬y wÆaÄnãtfis t¢o våifisîiët CôhãiÄn≠a. EØdäwÆafir≠d w–Énãt t¢o EÇn≠gúl≠aÄn≠d. Grade 3, Unit 4

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L D Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

L L L

L

D D D

D D D D D D D

L

L

L

Da≠d afisükœe∞d DiÄn≠a t¢o d≠aÄn√c—e. , L∫e•o däiÄnœe∞d aät DiÄn≠afis h¢oíufis¤e. 46

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B R Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

B B B

B

R R R

R R R R R R R

B

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B

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BeÎss b£oíu≠gúhãt a Br≠aızñiólëi≠aÄn båifir≠d. Räi√côk cØaÄn rœe∞a≠d s™oÜmœe Räufissîi≠aÄn. Grade 3, Unit 4

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T F Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

T T T

T T T T T T T

F F F

F F F F F F F

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Thœe•o≥d¢o‰rœe R¢o®oÓ¤eÉv–ölët w£oÜn.


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S G Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

S S S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

G G G

G

G

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Suœe s¤e÷eÎs GlœeÉn oÜn Saätëufir≠d≠aÄy. SeÉñ¢o‰r≠a GoÜmœeÉz ifis tóhœe gêuœeÎsît. Grade 3, Unit 4

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I J Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

I I I

I

I

I

I

I

I

I

JJJ

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J

J

J

J

J

J

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Id≠a ifis c§o®oùkëiÄn≠g In≠däi≠aÄn f¶o®o≥d.


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Date Remember to space letters and words evenly.

Copy the sentences.

Do yßoíu k¬n¢oíw tóhœe cØaäpìiët≠aólfis? Taólól≠aóh≠afiss¤e÷e, Fl¢o‰räi≠d≠a

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Aätól≠aÄnãt≠a, Ge•o‰r≠gêi≠a Saólët L∏aókœe C¡iët¬y, Uät≠aóh

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Practice Copy the poster. Write in manuscript. Which writing works best?

C§oÜmœe Onœe, C§oÜmœe Aólól GyÖmÄn≠afisîtëi√cÍs TrÄyßoíuätfis * EÇv–·rÄyßoÜnœe Weöl√c§oÜmœe TuœeÎsµd≠aÄy aät 3:00 iÄn tóhœe gÖyÖm * Tr≠aÄm∏p£oùlëiÄnœe, tëuÄm∏bòlëiÄn≠g, bÆafirfis, räiÄn≠gÌs

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Test Question: Why is it important to write cursive letters correctly?

Date

Word Bank read cursive

send words

C§o‰rfirœe∆cçtól¬y wflräiëtëtœeÉn lœeétëtœe·rfis afirœe e∞afisày t¢o . ThœeÉy cØaÄn m≠aókœe aÄn≠d s¤eÉnãtœeÉn√c—eÎs côlœe∞afir. UÄn√côlœe∞afir w£o‰r≠dfis mãi≠gúhãt tóhœe wflr¢oÜn≠g mœeÎssµa≠gÿe. Grade 3, Unit 4

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Taking Tests Write an explanation in your best cursive handwriting. Test Question: Which writing works best when you write a note to a friend? Explain your answer.

I think writing in cursive works best when I write a note because I can write it faster. Cursive writing also makes the note very personal.

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Copy the explanation in the box or write your own.

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Spacing Letters and Words You can make your writing easy to read. Letters should not be too close or too far apart.

ThœeÎs¤e lœeétëtœe·rfis afirœe sîp¥a√c—e∞d jêufisît räi≠gúhãt. Draw a slanted line between these words to check that the spacing is as wide as a small o. Then copy the sentences.

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Thœeofõl¢oíw–·rfisoafirœeoiÄnobòl¢o®oÜm. CØaÄn yßoíu sàmœeölól tóhœe fõl¢oíw–·rfis? Grade 3, Unit 5

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M N Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

M M M M M M M M M M M N N N

N N N N N N N N

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MäiÄnÄnœeÎs™oít≠a, N¢o‰rätóh Daók¢oít≠a, aÄn≠d


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H K Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

H H H

H H H H H H H H H

K K K

K K K K K K K K K

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HîaÄnók aÄn≠d Käiëtët¬y lëiókœe HîaÄn¢oÜv–·r. KÄyúlœe lëiÄv–Îs iÄn KœeÉnãtëu√côk¬y. Grade 3, Unit 5

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P Q Trace and write the letters. Then write the words.

P P P

P P P P P P P P P

Q Q Q

Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q QuäiÄn

Quäiët¢o

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V U Trace and write the letters. Then write the sentences.

V V V

V V V V V V V V V

U U U

U U U U U U U U U

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AäuÄnãt Vi¢oùlœeét lëiÄv–Îs iÄn Ve·rÄm¢oÜnãt. UÄn√côlœe Uätœe lëiÄv–Îs iÄn Uät≠aóh. Grade 3, Unit 5

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W X Trace and write the letters. Then write the words.

W W W

W W W W W W W W W

X X X

X X X X X X X X X

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Y Z Trace and write the letters. Then write the words.

Y Y Y

Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Z Z Z

Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z

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YØoùl≠aÄn≠d≠a Y≠uók¢oÜn YØo‰rókët¢oíwÅn ZøÉn≠a ZøÉn Zºa√côh≠afirÄy Z¡iÄm∏bÆaóbåw–˘ Grade 3, Unit 5

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Review Copy the sentences. Circle your best uppercase letter.

Thœe LºiÄn√c§oùl¬n Pafirók Z√o®o ifis iÄn Côhãi√cØa≠gßo, IlólëiÄn¢oíifis.

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Thœe Whãiëtœe Hõoíufis¤e ifis oÜn PeÉnÄnfisàyúl¬vÆaÄnãi≠a AÄv–Énãuœe. o

between words?


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Taking Tests In a writing test, you are sometimes given a prompt. Here is an example. Prompt: The letters A and O are alike, but also different. Write a paragraph about how the letters A and O are alike and different.

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Complete the paragraph that responds to the writing prompt.

Thœe b–∞gêiÄnÄnãiÄn≠g sîtfir¢oùkœe iÄn b£oítóh lœeétëtœe·rfis cçufirÄv–Îs . Thœe lœeétëtœe·r O, lëiókœe A, ifis côl¢oÓ¤e∞d aät tóhœe lëiÄnœe. A, uÄnólëiókœe O, ifis n¢oít a r¢oíuÄn≠d . O d¢oŸÎs n¢oít c§oÜnÄnœe∆cçt t¢o oítóhœe·r lœeétëtœe·rfis lëiókœe A d¢oŸÎs f‚r¢oÜm tóhœe lëiÄnœe. Grade 3, Unit 5

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Taking Tests Use your best cursive handwriting to write a paragraph that responds to the writing prompt.

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Prompt: The letters P and R are alike, but also different. Write a paragraph about how the letters P and R are alike and different.

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Alignment and Margins All letters should sit on the baseline and stay within the margins.

Foíufir sÃc§o‰rœe aÄn≠d s¤eÉv–Én yÿe∞afirfis a≠gßo oíufir f±aätóhœe·rfis bflr¢oíu≠gúhãt f¶o‰rätóh oÜn tóhãifis c§oÜnãtëiÄnœeÉnãt a nœeéw n≠aätëi¢oÜn. © Macmillan/McGraw-Hill

Copy as much of the sentence as you can within the margins.

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4

5

oÜnœe

tëw£o

tóhfirœe÷e

f¶oíufir

fèiÄv–˘

6

7

8

9

10

sîiıx

s¤eÉv–Én

eéi≠gúhãt

nãiÄnœe

tœeÉn

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Trace and write the numerals. Write the words.


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Numerals and Math Symbols Trace and write the math symbols.

– $– + x – = 23 + 42 = 12 x 3 = $ 34 + 15 = 78 – 25 = – 56 + d¢oùlól≠afirfis = x $– $= $ =x + $ = –$=x – $= x– $ + $ =

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Complete the problems.

– x –

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Punctuation Repeat the patterns in lines 1 and 2. Then write the sentences with correct punctuation.

???!!???!!? !?!!?!?!!? Di≠d yßoíu fèiÄnãifisüh tóhœe pìuız˜z°lœeÎs

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Wh≠aät a g„rœe∞aät i≠dœe∞a tóh≠aät ifis


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A Short Story Copy the story and punctuate it correctly.

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FafirÄmœe·r Frœe∞d w£o‰rókœe∞d aólól aól¢oÜnœe Onœe d≠aÄy a p⁄e∞d≠dólœe·r cØaÄmœe bÅy Læo®oùk aät tóhãifis hœe sµaäi≠d Woíw wòh≠aät aÄn iÄnÄv–Énãtëi¢oÜn Wh≠aät c§oíuól≠d tóhœe f±afirÄmœe·r d¢o

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A News Article

Rœe∞a≠d Aólól Aób£oíuät It BaÄyêt¢oíwÅn, M≠aÄy 6 ScçiœeÉnãtëifisîtfis h≠aÄv–˘ f¶oíuÄn≠d a f¶oÓsîiól oùf a däiÄn¢oÓµaäufir hœe∞afirät ThœeÉy n¢oíw tóhãiÄnók tóh≠aät s™oÜmœe däiÄn¢oÓµaäufirfis w–·rœe m≠aÄmÄm≠aólfis Thãifis ifis aÄm≠aızñiÄn≠g nœeéwÈ˙ sµaäi≠d oÜnœe oùbȤe·rÄv–·r 70

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Copy the article on lined paper. Add correct punctuation, including quotation marks.


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Theme Paper The last four lines on this page are without the dotted control lines. Paper lined this way is called theme paper. This is the paper you will use next year. Copy the sentences.

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M≠aÄnÄy sît≠aätœeÎs h≠aÄv–˘ sît≠aätœe tfirœe÷eÎs aÄn≠d fõl¢oíw–·rfis. TeÉx∂afis h≠afis tóhœe p⁄e∆cØaÄn tfirœe÷e aÄn≠d tóhœe bòlëuœeªb£oÜnÄnœeét fõl¢oíw–·r.

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Transition to Two Lines Write the sentences. In the last two rows, write the sentences without the guidelines.

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A r¢oùbåiÄn h≠afis m≠aÄnÄy f◊e∞aätóhœe·rfis. AÄn oÓîtfiräi√côh w–éi≠gúhfis 300 l∏bÈ˙. Pafirfir¢oítfis k¬n¢oíw aób£oíuät 20 w£o‰r≠dfis. Du√côkfis l≠aÄy e∞g≤gÌs.

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Practice with Small Letters This is your first complete lesson without a dotted control line. Write your letters and words the same way you have been writing them all year.

e u s r a i w m n o

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s¤e÷e vÆaäiÄn oˆx räuÄn m≠aÄnœe SaÄm wÆafis a cçufiräi¢oíufis r≠a√c≈c§o®oÜn. Hó˘ cØaÄmœe a√c‡r¢oÓs a f¶oˆx.

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Practice with Tall Letters Practice writing tall letters and words with tall letters. All tall letters should reach the top line.

t

d

l

k

h

b

f

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f±aólól t≠aólól d¢oùlól bÆaólól këi√côk Tiófõf m≠aókœeÎs tóhœe b–Îsît p⁄eét. J≠iólól lëiókœeÎs t¢o p⁄eét hãiÄm.

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A Report

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Copy the report on lined paper. Try to keep your letter height and spacing even without the middle line.

Thœe Pl≠aät¬yêpìufis Is tóhœe pûl≠aät¬yêpìufis a m≠aÄmÄm≠aól o‰r a båifir≠d? Thœe pûl≠aät¬yêpìufis l≠aÄyÌs e∞g≤gÌs. So d¢o båifir≠dfis. Thœe pûl≠aät¬yêpìufis h≠afis a båiólól aÄn≠d w–ªbòb–∞d f◊e÷eét. Buät iët aólfis™o h≠afis côl≠aäwÈ˙. Wh≠aät d¢o yßoíu tóhãiÄnók iët ifis?

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A Letter

264 HóÉnfirÄy Stfirœe÷eét SaÄn Fr≠aÄn√cçifisÃc§o, CA 94109 M≠aÄy 3, 2003 De∞afir JØo≥a,ÄnÄn≠a, I cØaÄnãt wÆaäiët t¢o s¤e÷e yßoíu! We wåiólól mœe÷eét yßoíu aät tóhœe aäifiräp©o‰rät oÜn TuœeÎsµd≠aÄy. Woíuól≠d yßoíu lëiókœe t¢o gßo t¢o tóhœe EÇxïpûl¢o‰räiët¢o‰räiëuÄm oÜn Thãufirfisµd≠aÄy? We cØaÄn t≠aókœe a pìi√cÇnãi√c lëuÄn√côh. YØoíufir f‚räiœeÉn≠d, M≠afiräi≠a 76

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Copy this friendly letter on lined paper. Make sure the heading, closing, and signature line up.


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Poster Make a poster to help save Earth. Write the information. Plant a tree. Save Earth! Join the Plant-a-Tree Club

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Contact: (Write your name, address, and phone number.)

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A Form Pretend you are applying for a library card. Fill in the form.

Name: Date of Birth: Address:

Telephone Number: Your Parents’ Names:

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Books You Like to Read:

Signature:

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