What is Cursive Writing? - Definition, History & Types


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Why were the earliest forms of cursive writing developed?

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1. In early America, writing styles signified which one of the following?

2. What is the Zaner-Bloser style?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be tested specifically on the history and types of cursive writing. This means questions will cover early forms of cursive development, writing styles, and general rules of thumb regarding writing method selection.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on:

  • Early forms of cursive
  • Writing styles in early America
  • Zaner-Bloser
  • D'Nealian style
  • Choosing writing methods

Skills Practiced

Skills that are practiced in the quiz include:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Zaner-Bloser and D'Nealian styles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what writing styles in early America were associated with
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about early forms of cursive

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of cursive writing with the accompanying lesson, What is Cursive Writing? - Definition, History & Types. The lesson covers:

  • The definition of cursive writing
  • Conception of cursive
  • Classifications of cursive
  • Examples of cursive