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ERIC Number: ED124950
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Nov-12
An Outline of English Spelling. Technical Report 55.
The purpose of this booklet is to provide a definition of phonological and morphological principles governing the English spelling system. Included in the discussion are an exhaustive list of sound-to-spelling correspondences, lists of common prefixes and suffixes, and rules for combining affixes with base morphemes. Charts provided outline checked vowel correspondences, free vowel correspondences, correspondences for vowel-r combinations and consonants, common unstressed endings in monomorphemic words, prefixes, common nonpalatalizing suffixes, and symbols. (Author/KS)
Descriptors: Componential Analysis, Consonants, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Morphemes, Morphology (Languages), Morphophonemics, Phonemics, Phonetics, Phonology, Spelling, Spelling Instruction, Structural Analysis, Structural Linguistics, Suffixes, Vowels, Word Study Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Regional Laboratory for Educational Research and Development, Los Alamitos, CA.