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The representation of morphology in children's spelling

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This thesis examines 5- to 9-year-old children's ability to represent spelling patterns determined by morphology. The first question was whether children come to understand the morphological basis for these patterns relatively early in their experience with writing, or relatively late. The second question was whether children's morphological awareness is related to their ability to represent morphological spelling patterns.

Experiments 1 and 2 investigated children's understanding o...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
2000
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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