Through Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy: for School and Home, students. The Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series provides a clear, concise. Write Now is a self-instructional course in modern italic handwriting.

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The Getty-Dubay Italic style of handwriting can be taught with this series of inexpensive worktexts for kindergarten through sixth grade.

Canadian Home Education Resources. Getty & Dubay Italic Handwriting Series

Getty-Dubay Italic is somewhat similar to slant print in appearance, but letters are formed differently. This method has simple and clear letter forms with roots in calligraphy. Also, the writing instrument is lifted far less often than when writing with a broad-edged calligraphy pen.

Getty-Dubay Italic letter forms for printing gtety cursive are basically identical, with entrance and exit strokes added to the printed forms for joining letters in cursive. This makes transition from printing getyy cursive almost effortless. The books have full-color covers, and the print explaining lessons matches the Getty-Dubay Italic style.

The teacher guide one book gftty student Books A through G contains the scope and sequence for the series; discussion of materials; tips for teaching left- or right-handed writers; and techniques for teaching and evaluating shape, strokes, size, slope, spacing, and speed of writing.


It also has blackline masters for various sizes of ruled-line paper, three letter formats, and an envelope. Getty-Dubay Italic style handwriting looks impressive without requiring extraordinary effort. This method might be a good choice for children who have struggled with handwriting and need a new approach.

Introducing italic style to children with handwriting difficulties has proven very successful in some cases. It gives them a fresh start, and the results can look grtty with little skill. Students need not begin in Book A kindergarten level but can start with the book for their grade level.

Getty Dubay Italic Handwriting Series

For children who need even more practice than that supplied within the workbooks there are blackline masters on a single CD-ROM that covers all levels A through G. Each half sheet references the page number in the corresponding book.

For those who prefer more efficient instruction within a single book rather than child-oriented worktexts, the authors have produced Write Now.

Although written for adult learners, children from about ages ten and up might be able to learn from it even if they need some adult assistance. Write Now teaches basic Getty-Dubay Italic handwriting with plenty of examples and practice exercises.


The practice content is very similar to that in Book G. Unlike the workbook series described above, it goes beyond simple italic into the use of different types of pens and more complicated calligraphy. Following the instruction is a brief, illustrated history of the alphabet.

Vetty guide sheets are also included. All prices are provided for comparison only and are subject to change. Click on prices to verify their accuracy.

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