ERIC Number: ED197285
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Developmental and Cognitive Aspects of Learning to Spell: A Reflection of Word Knowledge.
Henderson, Edmund H., Ed.; Beers, James W., Ed.
The emphasis of this book is on theory and research in spelling. It also includes practical information for the classroom teacher by noting teaching principles and generalizations that can guide spelling instruction. The book contains 12 chapters dealing with the following topics: (1) developmental concepts of word; (2) what a word is; (3) developmental strategies of spelling competence in primary school children; (4) dialect and spelling; (5) children's spelling strategies and their cognitive development; (6) the relationship of cognitive development to spelling and reading abilities; (7) spelling, phonology, and the older student; (8) beginning readers' concept of word; (9) three steps to teaching beginning readers to spell; (10) words, kids, and categories; (11) word concept development activities; and (12) word knowledge and reading disability. (MKM)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Child Language, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Language Research, Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence, Primary Education, Reading Ability, Reading Research, Secondary Education, Spelling, Spelling Instruction, Word Recognition
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Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.