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Keywords

Language arts (Primary);

Abstract

The Words Their Way Spelling program was used to evaluate student progress in spelling with direct instruction versus traditional spelling programs. Teachers were asked to volunteer to take the Words Their Way Course, implement the Words Their Way Spelling Program in their classrooms, and allow their data to be used in the decision making process for the district curriculum office. Students began spelling more words correctly in their independent writing, and were therefore able to use what they knew about words to spell unknown words with similar spelling patterns.

Year of Submission

2016

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Timothy G. Weih

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Date Original

2016

Object Description

1 PDF file (34 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

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