“ Writing is a purposeful selection and organisation of experience – Nancy Arapoff. ”
– Writing is the most creative language skill.
– Handwriting reflects the writer’s personality. It is the most difficult of the language abilities to acquire.
– According to French, F.G. writing skill is to be considered from two different point of views:
a) As penmanship or simple handwriting.
b) As a form of exercise in learning the language.
The child requires certain skills and practice when it starts learning to write. There are two methods of learning writing. They are synthetic method and the analytic method. In the synthetic method the strokes and forms common to most letters are taught. This method begins with the simpler tasks and proceeds to complex letters. In the Analytic method writing starts with words. The word being a meaningful unit the pupil is interested in writing. … … …
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