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New alphabet?

I had older kids and they learned the same alphabet I did. Right as my kids were moving up they talked about the following classes having a new alphabet. Suppose to help kids move to cursive easier.

I am working with a preschooler on her alphabet but want to make the letters right. Does anyone have a website that shows the new style?

Never understand why they have to change all of it first math now the alphabet:)

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:50 PM on Oct. 21, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I haven't heard anything about it being changed, but my LO isn't in school et so maybe I'm missing something too.

    Answer by flitpixie at 12:52 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • I have a 1st grader and never heard of a new alphabet.

    Answer by Raeann11 at 12:54 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • I don't know where you live, but here the letters are all the same as they always were... Nothing has changed...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 12:54 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • It called Zaner Bloser, it's what I grew up writing. Some schools teach the Znaer Bloser style handwriting while some teach D'Nealian (the one you learned). Neither is really better or newer than the other.

    Answer by skittles1108 at 12:55 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • My kids had same thing. My older kids learned the straight lines. Then my foster kids are learning a new style (slanted). My older kids were in Kindegarten 10 years ago so not sure when the change happened.

    Answer by NewFosterMom1 at 1:03 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

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