Second Grade Handwriting Writing at Home- Body Position, Pencil Grip, Etc.
Teacher-created live action video. In this video, a teacher shows the basics of handwriting using a student model. The teacher uses the student model to show how the body should look when working on handwriting and how to hold a pencil. Exercises for strengthening grip are shown. (2:08)
Handwriting Repair with Kate Gladstone - Making Handwriting Make Sense
This video explores why students may have trouble with penmanship. The video is a slide show with music. Video does not follow the 'standard' practice of how to write in cursive, but the video may have value to stuggling cursive writers.
Handwriting Lesson: Improving Posture & Paper Skills
In this video, a teacher is shown working with an individual student on how he can improve his posture and use his non writing hand to help hold the paper. The teacher gives the non writing hand a "pep talk" and tells how the hand can help out even though it is not doing the writing.
How to Write Calligraphy: Small Letters
This just shows an artist making the letters. It does not tell how to hold the writing instrument or provide any other instruction. However, it clearly shows the lower case letters.
Learn to Write the Upper Case Letters of the Alphabet
This video demonstrates how to write the 26 letters of the alphabet in capitals. Each capital letter's name is read by the narrator, while the correct pen stroke is illustrated via animation. (4:13)
Practicing Handwriting Using Air Writing
Student/Teacher Created Video- A student demonstrates how to use air writing to practice how letters are formed BEFORE using pencil and paper. Sound is not clear. (3:06)
Sliding Down to the End of the Alphabet Song
"Sliding Down to the End of the Alphabet" is an upbeat rock and roll song that teaches the more difficult diagonals and the end of the alphabet. This video shows a classroom of students singing along and dancing to this song as they practice writing letters such as v, w, x, y, and z using their bodies.
Beginning Cursive Handwriting
Video for cursive handwriting practice. It shows how to join letters in writing . This video does not have sound. Writing is shown on a whiteboad. (4:23)
Cursive Capital and Lowercase Alphabets
Each letter of the alphabet is written in cursive. All of the capital letters then the lowercase letters. A short sentence is created in the end combining the cursive letters together.
It only shows the letter being written once, so you would have to pause or go back to see it over again.
Correcting Common Handwriting Problems with Cursive Writing
This video features an expert in handwriting demonstrating common errors made in cursive writing , such as misforming e's and r's, using excessive slant, and using capitals in the middle of words. Corrections are then demonstrated. ( 5:50)
Counting to 19 - Sesame Street
In this short video from "Sesame Street", numbers from 1-19 are shown. The video is accompanied by a chanting, tribal sort of tune where the voices count from 1-19 while the stylized numbers and images of the numbers are shown.
Sesame Street - Rap#19
This short, animated video from "Sesame Street" is a rap that talks about the number 19. It shows a wide variety of groups of 19 items and shows the number several times.
Gumball Subtraction - Sesame Street
A fun little sesame street video showing basic subtraction practice using a gumball machine.
Sesame Street-Bowling Subtraction
Catchy little number from the good old days on Sesame Street with a bowling ball demonstrating subtraction. (0:55)
Minus 1 Subtraction Facts Presented by Sesame Street
A cartoon peacock demonstrates subtraction when he loses tail feathers. He begins with 5 feathers and loses them one by one. The number sentence presented each time a disaster takes away one of the tail feathers.
Simple Subtraction From 4 Song "Elmo Has 4 Ducks" - Sesame Street
In this video snippet from "Sesame Street", Elmo sings about his 4 ducks. During each verse of the song, one duck at a time leaves, allowing the viewer to tell how many ducks are left. This would be a great song for introducing subtraction to very young children. (2:04)
Bubble Gum Subtraction
This animated Sesame Street video uses gumballs to show simple subtraction problems. Different problems are repeated until there are 0 gumballs left. Models counting strategy to find the answer. (1:01)
Light Bulb Subtraction - Sesame Street
This short, animated video uses light bulbs to demonstrate subtraction. Light bulbs are taken away one at a time until none are left.
Eight Little Spiders - Basic Subtraction
This Sesame Street subtraction rhyme starts with 8 spiders. One by one, the spiders are subtracted leaving only one at the end. Shows the strategy of "take away one and count the remaining objects." (1:11)
SteveSongs 5 Smiles Song
This song from SteveSongs uses changing a frown into a smile to practice counting, basic addition, and subtraction skills. Scenes are shot in a playground. (1:41)