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ERIC Number: EJ792942
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1049-5851
Spelling Counts
Gentry, J. Richard
Instructor, v116 n7 p39-41 May-Jun 2007
Spelling is the study of word-specific knowledge, and knowledge about words is important. Today, many fourth through eighth graders can't write with fluency because they don't have automatic access to basic words and spelling patterns. Yet, sadly, many teachers have had little support in this area. Luckily, evidence-based spelling instruction is coming back, and it's a good thing. The new generation of evidence-based spelling books deserves careful consideration. In this article, the author presents some of the questions he hears most often from teachers, and, he hopes, some insights that will help.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 2; Grade 8; Preschool Education
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Language: English
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