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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Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay developed their own italic handwriting method to dubayy students a more natural style than the more tradition ball-and-stick most kids learn. Gifts for the Whole Family. He might be a mythical creature, but he’s definitely not a centaur.

Italic is a fast, and efficient and practical writing style that eliminates the gettty and flourishes of conventional handwriting. Sign up for our newsletter today! This method has simple and clear letter forms with roots in calligraphy.

Display 6 9 12 18 per page. These are secular texts, so you won’t find moral tales or Scripture verses here, but neither will you find anything offensive or political.


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Getty-Dubay Italic style handwriting looks impressive without requiring extraordinary effort. See below for Write Now. Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay’s Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series has been in continuous use since in public, private, and home schools throughout the country.

The teacher guide one book for 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.


With a short word and lively sentence on each page, this book is a lot of fun for the student! The Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series provides a clear, concise, step-by-step approach with opportunity for lots of practice. Please sign up for our newsletter to hear about upcoming changes!

At the same time, students who master this style will have no trouble with illegibility as this is one of the most attractive cursive forms we’ve seen. Similar to calligraphy, italic is aesthetically appealing and easy to read since letter forms are uncluttered. Both these books are consumable, though students could just as easily complete all work on separate sheets of paper. The unique Look-Plan-Practice” approach to self-assessment enhances legibility while empowering the child encouraging responsibility for his or her own progress.

Write Now teaches basic Getty-Dubay Italic handwriting with plenty of examples and practice exercises.

Publishers, authors, and service providers never pay to be reviewed. Not incredibly appealing, this series nevertheless gets the job of handwriting instruction done, and done well.

The transition from printing to cursive is straightforward and intuitive. Lined guide sheets are also included. They do provide free review copies or online access to programs for review purposes.

Click on prices to verify their accuracy. The practice content is very similar to that in Book G. Introducing italic style to children with handwriting difficulties has proven very successful in some cases.


Fuel Your Adult Soul. Shopping cart 0 items You have no items in your shopping cart. Disclosure of Material Connection: Content includes writing materials such as papyrus, parchment, paper and pens as well as eight scripts developed from the Roman Era to the gettt century. These handsome letterforms are as easy to write as they are to read. Students need not begin in Book A kindergarten level but can start with the book for their grade level.

Cursive is introduced in Book C grade 2while Book G includes both basic and cursive italic. The simple transition to cursive italic is introduced.

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series, Books A-G

Shipping, Returns, Privacy, etc. History of letters and numerals. Even if you’ve never taught handwriting, you’ll find the Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series easy to follow and full of step-by-step guidance, tips, and creative practice materials. High to Low Created on.

Canadian Home Education Resources. Getty & Dubay Italic Handwriting Series

Italic Handwriting Book E: The elliptical shapes and dubbay of italic conform to natural, rhythmic hand movements. Cursive capitals are introduced with historical development of each letter. Low to High Price: