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Cursive L

If you stumbled upon this page because you were looking for examples and resources on how to correctly write a cursive “l”, you’ll be happy to discover that’s the exact reason we created this page. Cursive writing is being taken out of the classroom curriculum’s at an increasing pace, and even at schools where it’s still taught, less time and resources are being given to cursive writing than in the past. This results in an increasing number of children not learning cursive at all while many others are not spending the time needed to become 100 percent proficient at writing cursive letters. It’s with that in mind we created some online cursive writing resources for free to help teachers and homeschooling parents teach cursive writing to their students and kids. This specific page teaches how to write a cursive “l” but if you’re looking for how to write any other cursive letter (lowercase or capital), we have similar free online cursive letter resources linked in the sidebar.

When people first want to learn cursive, they are oftentimes unaware that there is are a variety of different cursive fonts and styles. It’s important to understand this since no one cursive font is better or more accurate than another. This page teaches cursive using D’Nealian cursive for a couple of reasons. First, it’s the cursive letters most often taught to students in schools in the US making it the one that most people think about when they talk about cursive writing. Secondly, it’s one of the more basic cursive fonts which gives a good base knowledge in cursive writing. We’ll be using D’Nealian cursive to teach how to write the cursive “l” on this page.

How to Write a Lowercase Cursive “L”

You’ll be happy to know that writing a cursive “l” isn’t too difficult compared to many other cursive letters. In fact, it’s one of the easier cursive letters to write so with a bit of effort, you should be able to master it in a relatively short period of time. The best way to learn how to write this letter is to watch the proper way to write a cursive “l” before attempting to write it yourself. This gives you an opportunity to see the correct stroke and view common mistakes people often make when writing a cursive “l” for the first time. We’ve created a video as a resource for teachers and homeschool parents for just this purpose.

Video showing how to write the Lowercase letter "l" in cursive

After viewing the video a couple of times you should feel comfortable enough to attempt to write the cursive “l” yourself. It makes sense to begin by writing it as you watch the video giving you the opportunity to do it at the same time as someone showing how to properly write it. You can do this with a nearby notebook or any other writing material you have handy. Writing in unison with the video should quickly give you the confidence to write a cursive “l” on your own.

Another option is to download and print out a cursive “l” worksheet to help you practice writing. A worksheet gives the advantage of dotted lines that you can trace to make sure you’re correctly writing the cursive “l” stroke. You can do this with the video or anytime you have free time on your own. The cursive “l” worksheet is also a valuable resource for teachers and homeschool parents to give their students and kids to help them practice writing cursive. You can print off as many copies as needed for you to practice until you feel you have the cursive “l’ mastered.

Try one of the worksheets

The intention of this page and the entire website is to help provide resources to help anyone wanting to learn how to write cursive. We hope that the video and the cursive “l” worksheet have been valuable tools in helping you master writing this cursive letter. If you feel that these have been beneficial, it would be greatly appreciated if you could share this page with others who might also benefit from having these resources such as teachers and homeschool parents. In addition, it would be great to hear from you on what you liked and disliked about this page. The more feedback we get, the easier it is for us to implement changes to make these resources even better.