Children's Reading and Spelling: Beyond the First Steps / Edition 1

Children's Reading and Spelling: Beyond the First Steps / Edition 1

by Terezinha Nunes, Peter Bryant
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631234020

ISBN-13: 9780631234029

Pub. Date: 02/17/2009

Publisher: Wiley

This book extends models of early literacy, analyzing how children’s reading and spelling skills develop throughout their school career.

  • An account of how a child’s reading and spelling develop which goes beyond the early years
  • Shows that there are radical changes in the way children read and spell as they get older
  • Describes a new

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Overview

This book extends models of early literacy, analyzing how children’s reading and spelling skills develop throughout their school career.

  • An account of how a child’s reading and spelling develop which goes beyond the early years
  • Shows that there are radical changes in the way children read and spell as they get older
  • Describes a new theory about the learning that goes on in the later stages of reading and spelling
  • Makes clear the educational implications of this theory
  • The authors’ research has previously contributed to the ‘literacy hour’ – a government initiative to improve the teaching of literacy skills in UK schools

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631234029
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/17/2009
Series:
Understanding Children's Worlds Series, #15
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

Preface and Acknowledgements.

1 Learning to Spell: What is the Problem.

2 From Letter-Sound to Grapheme-Phoneme Relationships: The Case of Consonant Digraphs.

3 Spelling Vowels: Digraphs and Split Digraphs.

4 How Children Learn and Can be Taught about Conditional Rules.

5 Morphemes and Spelling.

6 The Importance of Morphemes.

7 Teaching Children about Morphemes.

8 A Framework for Understanding how Children Learn to Read and Spell English Words.

References.

Index

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