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Morphological spelling development

Abstract:

Treiman and Cassar (1996) argued that young children are capable of assembling spellings from their constituent morphemes. The present study aims to replicate the methodology used by Treiman and colleagues to investigate whether young children in the UK are using morphological spelling strategies. Eighty-three children between five and nine years took part in the study. The children completed a test of single word reading, alongside a spelling test consisting of 16 one-morpheme words (e.g., t...

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Publisher copy:
10.1080/10573560802004449

Authors


Larkin, RF More by this author
Snowling, MJ More by this author
Journal:
Reading and Writing Quarterly
Volume:
24
Issue:
4
Pages:
363-376
Publication date:
2008
DOI:
EISSN:
1521-0693
ISSN:
1057-3569
URN:
uuid:bc1b4da1-afda-470f-a0a5-4feaf5368e64
Source identifiers:
379082
Local pid:
pubs:379082
Language:
English

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