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Keywords

Language arts (Primary);

Abstract

This article describes how one teacher integrated some explicit spelling instruction in her first-grade balanced literacy classroom. The purpose for this article is to give an overview of the latest research concerning issues that affect spelling instruction and describe activities that can be used to teach children strategies for effective word study. The spelling program described in this article provided students with a purposeful way to study words and provided them with authentic writing experiences. The conclusion states a need for a balance between authentic reading and writing and purposeful word study.

Year of Submission

1999

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Penny L. Beed

Comments

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Date Original

1999

Object Description

1 PDF file (34 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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