To learn more about these scripts, visit the Hands section under Techniques and Tools.
For further practice with Secretary hand, visit http://paleo.anglo-norman.org. Click on the coin on the right representing "early-modern paleography," then from the menu on the left, "The alphabet." As you move the pointer over the Secretary letters, the box in the upper left gives the modern letters. Then click on the box in the lower left of your screen labeled "Forms (cursive)" to see actual sample letters that you are likely to encounter.
Pay particular attention to the lowercase c, e, h, r, s, u/v, w, and x.