Open Access Graduate Research Paper
English language--Orthography and spelling--Study and teaching (Early childhood); Phonetic spelling--Study and teaching (Early childhood);
This paper is a review of literature relative to the importance of Invented Spelling in early childhood classrooms. The primary focus of this paper was to develop guidelines which should be used to implement a model program. The literature examined included the features of Invented Spelling and the stages of Invented Spelling. Also, the advantage and disadvantages of Invented Spelling were discussed.
The conclusion of this paper offers suggestions to educators on how to implement a model Invented Spelling program. Recommendations for further research in the area are stated.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Charles R. May
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©2000 Cynthia L. Ford
Ford, Cynthia L., "Invented spelling : the role of developmental spelling in early childhood classrooms" (2000). Graduate Research Papers. 671.