ERIC Number: EJ576501
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
There's More to Children's Spelling than the Errors They Make: Strategic and Automatic Processes for One-Syllable Words.
Steffler, Dorothy J.; Varnhagen, Connie K.; Friesen, Christine K.; Treiman, Rebecca
Journal of Educational Psychology, v90 n3 p492-505 Sep 1998
Examining self-reported verbal protocols and online measures of spelling latencies for 93 elementary school students showed that children seem to use a relatively sequential read-out from long-term memory when directly retrieving a spelling, but they use a consonant pair strategy for final consonant clusters when spelling out a word. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Research supported by Grant number 410-97-0063 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Summer Temporary Employment, Alberta Advanced Education and Career Development grants. Portions of the paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New York, NY, April 8-12, 1996).