• Spelling Development

    Posted on April 14, 2014 by in Did You Know?
    Pat at the Gap

    Pat at the Gap

    “Research demonstrates that combining ample early support of temporary spelling with systematic, formal spelling instruction results in more rapid growth in both correct spelling and word recognition than does either approach alone”.
    - (Teaching Reading)

    “The primary goal of spelling is to instill the larger logic and the regularities of the system and its conventions”.
    - (The Guide to the California Reading Initiative)

    “Direct instruction in word analysis and consonant blending is a necessary adjunct to children’s spelling development”.
    - (The Guide to the California Reading Initiative

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