Mark Pearl

5 keys to good handwriting

Golden Keys

  • Remove floaters and sinkers (keep letters on the baseline, don’t let them float up or sink below the baseline)
  • Even up the top (have letters finish at the same height)
  • Keep spacing consistent, letter space (space between letters and words), word spacing (space between words in a sentence) and sentence spacing (space at the beginning and end of a line)

Other points

  • Slow down, writing quick makes things elligible
  • Look for common letter errors
  • Get good at high use letters: e, t, a, o, i, n, s, h, r
  • Be consisternt on size and slant of letters
  • Make sure capital letters sit on the baseline
  • Get good at writing your name


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