ERIC Number: EJ650264
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Best Practices in Spelling Instruction: A Research Summary.
Simonsen, Flint; Gunter, Lee
Journal of Direct Instruction, v1 n2 p97-105 Sum 2001
Reviews spelling instruction materials. Describes phonemic, whole-word, and morphemic approaches to spelling instruction. Discusses the importance of Direct Instruction components such as sequenced lessons, cumulative review, distributed practice, and systematic error correction. Compares two spelling curricula, "Spelling Mastery" and "Spelling Through Morphographs." (PM)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Error Correction, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Materials, Literature Reviews, Phonemics, Spelling Instruction
The Association for Direct Instruction, PO Box 10252, Eugene, OR 97440. Web Site: http://www.adihome.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Direct Instruction; Distributed Practice