In a digital age, it’s tempting to see handwriting as optional. But handwriting is still a key foundational skill for literacy development, especially fluency in cursive.
Texas parents, teachers, and administrators recognize the importance of cursive and manuscript—the new TEKS call for
Zaner-Bloser Handwriting/Zaner-Bloser La escritura is the definitive method used by generations of American children. Our signature program features proven, time-tested techniques that don’t actually take a lot of time to implement.
Zaner-Bloser Handwriting and Zaner-Bloser La escritura © 2020 meet 100% of the TEKS for English and Spanish handwriting. Click on the links below to download detailed correlations at each grade level.
Complete chapters at each grade level (K–5/English and Spanish) are available for review at MyZBPortal.com. For your convenience, we've included excerpts from the English Teacher’s Edition here. Download individual pages to learn about
New digital tools available on MyZBPortal.com provide even more ideas and opportunities for reinforcing handwriting skills across the curriculum—while keeping an eye on the clock. Download a Handwriting Time-Saving Routines guide with tips for incorporating quick instruction throughout the day.
Visit MyZBPortal.com to take a tour of the components and explore our digital handwriting hub!
Although it takes about 15 minutes per day to implement in the classroom, Zaner-Bloser Handwriting and Zaner-Bloser La escritura are complete programs with a rich selection of components. You’ll find them easy to use and incorporate into instruction across the curriculum. Click on the classroom package component below to download a sample lesson spread from grade 2.
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