Spelling Mechanics

Homeschool Word Study

Research

The following third party research forms the foundation and supports Spelling Mechanics Homeschool Word Study

Spelling: A Lost Art by Linda Schrock Taylor

http://www.lewrockwell.com/taylor/taylor79.html       

How Words Cast Their Spell by R. Malatesha Joshi, Rebecca Treiman, Suzanne Carreker, and Louisa C. Moats

http://www.aft.org/pubs-reports/american_educator/issues/winter08_09/joshi.pdf

Why Spelling Is Important and How To Teach It Effectively

by: Virginia W. Berninger

http://literacyencyclopedia.ca/pdfs/Why_Spelling_Is_Important_and_How_To_Teach_It_Effectively.pdf

Teaching Decoding By Louisa C.Moats

http://www.aft.org/pubs-reports/american_educator/spring_sum98/moats.pdf

Teaching of Spelling

http://www.answers.com/topic/teaching-of-spelling

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How Spelling Supports Reading and Why It Is More Regular and Predictable Than You May Think By Louisa C. Moats, American Educator, Winter 2005/2006

http://www.aft.org/pubs-reports/american_educator/issues/winter05-06/Moats.pdf

Teaching Reading Is Rocket Science

What Expert Teachers of Reading Should Know and Be Able To Do by Louisa C.Moats

http://www.aft.org/pubs-reports/downloads/teachers/rocketsci.pdf

Word Study Instruction in the K-2 Classroom, April 2009, The Reading Teacher (abstract)

http://www.reading.org/Publish.aspx?page=/publications/journals/rt/v62/i7/abstracts/rt-62-7-williams.html&mode=redirect

Building the Foundations of Literacy: The Importance of Vocabulary and Spelling

Development

by Shane Templeton and John J. Pikulski

http://www.asdk12.org/MiddleLink/LA/spelling/ShaneTempleton_on_Spelling.pdf


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Spelling Rules Rule by Linda Schrock Taylor

http://www.lewrockwell.com/taylor/taylor143.html

Developmental-Spelling Research: A systematic Imperative, Marcia Invernizzi, Latisha Hayes, Reading Research Quarterly, 2004

Questions Teachers Ask About Spelling, Shane Templeton, Darrell Morris, Reading Research Quarterly, 1999