ERIC Number: EJ496147
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Morphological Structure: Latin and Greek Roots and Affixes as Upper Grade Code Strategies.
Henry, Marcia K.
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v5 n2 p227-41 Jun 1993
Suggests that students in upper elementary grades and high schools may benefit from extended decoding and spelling instruction, requiring strategies going well beyond phonics. Asserts that learning about morphological structure may provide the strategies needed to decode and spell multisyllabic words. Reviews literature providing a rationale for such instruction, and describes a curriculum and instructional plan. (BS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: The role of decoding in reading research and instruction.