Stages Five and Six are excellent resources for note taking and in preparing for high-stakes written exams. How can we improve?
Like all Stage Write products, it can serve as a line guide under blank paper.
A quick swipe with a marker or pen is all that it takes, many times. There are also lined paper packets available for sale.
Keeping these two guidelines easily distinguishable makes Stage Four especially useful with curriculum that relies on paired guidelines. Try some of these ideas for adding bold lines to paper: Highlighter under the bottom line. Check out the link for a full list of the activities as they go up each day this month.
Check out the link for a full list of the activities as they go up each day this month. Adding bold lines to writing paper or worksheets is a quick way to help kids focus on the lines and be more aware of line awareness when writing.
This is just one easy way to help kids attend to the lines on the page, visualize a stopping point for letter formation, and draw attention to the writing space.
There are also lined paper packets available for sale. Blank unlined margins organize space to deter end-of-line pileups. One way to work on handwriting legibility is to add bold lines to the paper.