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The effects of learning to spell on children's awareness of morphology

Abstract:

Because the spelling of many words in the English language (and in many other languages as well) depends on their morphemic structure, children have to have some knowledge about morphemes in order to learn to read and write. This raises the possibility that children gain much of their explicit knowledge about morphemes as a direct result of learning to read and to spell. We report two large-scale longitudinal studies that support the idea of this kind of causal connection. In the first study ...

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10.1007/s11145-006-9025-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
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Author
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READING AND WRITING More from this journal
Volume:
19
Issue:
7
Pages:
767-787
Publication date:
2006-10-01
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EISSN:
1573-0905
ISSN:
0922-4777
Language:
English
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uuid:cf52efee-8dc3-449d-a706-a9495cf58972
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pubs:103213
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103213
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2012-12-19

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