Offer a variety of interesting writing exercises to boost your third grader’s penmanship skills. The Cursive Writing Skillbook emphasizes correct letter formation, spacing, proportion, and slant through writing exercises such as writing. Includes a thorough review of letter formation with emphasis on correct slant, spacing, and proportion. Activities include phonics review, dictionary skills, and creative writing. An exciting feature is the nature study. Students use the Animal Dictionary at the back of the book to answer questions and write brief reports about selected animals.