Introductory Lessons

Study the instructions; they are of more importance than the copies.

Lesson 1

  • Correct Positions for Classroom Writing

Lesson 2

  • Physical Training in Penmanship Practice
  • Definition of Movement
  • How to Develop Muscular Action

Lesson 3

  • Hand, Finger and Penholder Studies
  • Time Required to Learn

Lesson 4

  • Counting to Regulate Motion
  • About Speed
  • Drill 1: Oblique straight line and oval exercises

Lesson 5

  • About Slant
  • Drill 2: Two-space compact oval and oblique straight line exercises

Lesson 6

  • Preparatory Motion
  • Form Building
  • Drill 3: Two-space compact oval and minimum letters

Lesson 7

  • Drill 4: Developing a uniform, continuous motion
  • Drill 5: Forcing movement drill

Lesson 8

  • Drill 6: Capital A

Lesson 9

  • Drill 7: Capital O
  • Drill 8: Capital O

Lesson 10

Lesson 11

  • Drill 9: Capital C
  • Drill 10: Capital C

Lesson 12

  • Drill 11: Small o

Lesson 13

  • Special Studies of the Capitals and Small Letters

Business Figures

  • Study the business figures (aka numbers)

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