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Abstract

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

1999

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Department

Division of Reading and Language Arts

First Advisor

Rick Traw

Second Advisor

Penny Beed

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Date Original

1999

Object Description

1 PDF file (48 leaves)

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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