Third graders are learning cursive this year. They are eager learners and always ready to practice. When the third graders are working on cursive, second graders can practice along with them or work on their printing skills.

    Watch these skills grow gradually this year. By the end of the school year your third grader will be writing paragraphs in cursive. Your second grader's handwriting will become clearer and more controlled. Most children make huge leaps in their handwriting abilities during second and third grades.