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Morphemes, spelling and development: Comments on "The timing and mechanisms of children's use of morphological information in spelling" by S. Pacton and H. Deacon

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In our comments on Pacton and Deacon's discussion of children's spelling of morphemes we raise four issues: (1) whether the "timing" question should be about children's ages or about their psychological processes; (2) the crucial importance of individual differences in the study of the connections that people make between morphemes and spelling; (3) the conclusions that can be drawn from evidence for the use of non-morphemic spelling strategies; (4) the need to consider the results of interve...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Author
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COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
3
Pages:
360-369
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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0885-2014
Language:
English
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pubs:103335
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103335
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2012-12-19

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