Open Access Graduate Research Paper
This is a review of the literature on spelling. The purpose for this review is to give an overview of the latest research concerning issues that affect spelling instruction. The topics discussed are complexities of the English language, how children learn, differences between good and poor spellers, how to assess children's spelling knowledge, activities designed to teach children strategies for word ~solving, and ideas for organizing for instruction. This paper. indicates principles of effective spelling instruction. The conclusion makes a call for more research regarding visual memory and states the need for teacher in-service.
Year of Submission
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Division of Reading and Language Arts
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©1999 Tammy Uhlenhopp
Uhlenhopp, Tammy, "Spelling: A Review of Literature" (1999). Graduate Research Papers. 1839.