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Teaching left handed writers

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CynthiaT

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I am having trouble helping 2 students who are left handed. (I am right handed.) Does anyone have any tips on how to help them learn their writing skills?
 
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Pheobe

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Left Hand Writers

I'm a lefty and I find it helpful to slant the paper when writing.
 

mkr

Junior Member
left handed

Slant the paper opposite of how right handers do. Top of paper should be slanted to the right,

Also, for beginning writers, use a craft stick for finger spacing between words so they're not writing over their hand.
 
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charity

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lefties

my 5 year old is a lefty too and that has been a challenge, i find that slanting the paper helps ALSO make sure there is a visual for the child to look at meaning if she is writing words, put a sheet with all the letters down next to her so she can be reminded of what they look like, also make them trace trace trace...it really helped me
 
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