ZB Style - The Letter Dd
Practice Writing the Letter Dd
Two Identical Lessons on Some Worksheets: On some of the worksheets, there are two identical lessons on each printable worksheet. Why are there two identical lessons on each sheet? It seems like a odd idea now and I am having trouble remembering why I decided to make them this way, but I suppose the second lesson could be saved and used a week or two later or given to a second student.
Dotted, Hollow, Boxes, and Practice: The letters are either dotted or the letters are hollow. One of the worksheets with dotted letters also have individual letter boxes with a starting dot. Each letter style, dotted or hollow, will have a practice worksheet. The dotted letter worksheets have both tracing and practice worksheets. The hollow letter worksheets have starting dot.
2-Stroke D, 1-Stroke D : Capital D can be written with no pencil lifts or with 1 (1 strokes or 2 strokes). I am providing both because I don't know which one you will prefer.
The Letter Height of the Printed Worksheet"A" is pictured, but represents any worksheet in this set
Below is a photograph of my two copies along with an ancient yellow ruler that somehow escaped being broken over the decades. As you can see, the height is just over 1/2 of an inch or 14 mm. The letter size might vary a little from person to person.
The animations are un-intimidating and hand-drawn. I made 2 animations each for lowercase "d" and uppercase "D"—one with a pencil lift and one with no pencil lift.
Instructions, click on the link to open the file and print. The files are PDF.
Lowercase D, Manuscript
2-Stroke Capital D, Manuscript
Hollow-Practice - words
Hollow-Practice - words 2
Hollow-Practice - words 3
For smaller rule see the bottom of the ZB Animations Home Page: Donna Young's Manuscript Handwriting Animations
February 5th, 2011