ERIC Number: EJ411520
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Spelling Problems Resulting from the Deletion of the Second Consonant in Root Forms.
Laurita, R. E.
Reading Improvement, v27 n1 p14-20 Spr 1990
Discusses the immediate and long-term results upon spellers of the deletion of the second consonant from most of the core root words derived from Old and Middle English. Offers new directions for future spelling instruction. Clarifies past and present misperceptions about the underlying orderly character of English spelling. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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