Cursive writing: Letter R

Students practice writing the letter "R" in upper and lower case in these printable cursive writing worksheets.

Green, White Cursive writing Letter R for Rooster
Green, White Cursive writing Letter R for Rooster

Practicing the letter R in cursive

Students trace and write the cursive letter R in this handwriting worksheet. After practicing lowercase and uppercase versions of the letter, students trace it in a sentence. In learning how to write cursive following the correct process, students improve their penmanship and fine motor skills. This activity makes a great addition to a third-grade cursive reading and writing lesson.

Cursive Handwriting: "R" is for Rooster

Good penmanship helps kids (and adults!) create handwritten cards and letters that others will cherish. Kids practice writing capital and lowercase "R" in cursive on this worksheet by tracing the letters and then writing their own. They also trace a cursive sentence, then write their own. This worksheet helps your child learn to write legibly in cursive, allowing correct spacing between letters in a word and words in a sentence.

Green, White Cursive writing Letter R for Rooster
Green, White Cursive writing Letter R for Rooster

Use this simple cursive handwriting activity to help your children gain confidence when writing the letter R. Easy-to-use, our printable worksheet will allow your children to practice forming the letter R in cursive writing.

Cursive writing Letter R
Cursive writing Letter R

Your students will begin by tracing the uppercase R followed by the lowercase cursive r. They’ll then have chance to write the letter independently before tracing a sentence full of r words. To finish, your learners will write a r word sentence wholly independently. In one simple sheet, your children will build their handwriting skills and confidence.

Cursive writing Letter r
Cursive writing Letter r

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Cursive Writing letter R Worksheets

Learn to write the letter R in cursive. This worksheet has traceable uppercase and lowercase letter R's in cursive. Kids are asked to trace the cursive R's and then write them on their own as well as trace some words that have the letter R.

Orange and White Practicing the letter R in cursive
Orange and White Practicing the letter R in cursive

How to Write a Cursive Capital “R”

The best way to begin writing the cursive capital R isn’t to immediately begin writing it. Although it may seem a bit odd, the best first step is to spend time watching a video about the proper way to write the cursive capital R. By sitting back and watching the proper way to write this cursive letter, you’ll have a visual of the correct stroke for when you begin writing it yourself. You’ll also get to see where those first learning to write this letter can make mistakes so you can avoid these when you do begin to write. It’s recommended that you watch the video through a minimum of a few times, but feel free to watch as many times as you need until you feel confident you can write it on your own.

How to Write a Cursive Capital “R”
How to Write a Cursive Capital “R”

How to Write a Lowercase Cursive “r”

A warning that for those who are trying to learn how to write a cursive “r”, it’ll likely be one of the more difficult cursive letters to learn. This simply means you’re going to need to spend a little more time practicing writing it than you do some of the other letters to gain confidence and ultimately master it. Since the cursive “r” is one of the more difficult cursive letters to master, it’s extra important to spend some time watching a video on how to properly write it before you try to do so on your own. This is especially true to see and avoid the common mistakes beginners make when writing a cursive “r”.

How to Write a Lowercase Cursive “r”
How to Write a Lowercase Cursive “r”