Innovative linguistic inquiries in the primary classroom


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Enabling young learners to become independent linguistic inquirers should be one of the fundamental aspirations in the teaching of spelling. Standard English spelling integrates conventional letter sequences (orthographic units) that represent speech sounds (phonological units) as well as word parts that signal meaning and grammar (morphological units). Therefore, becoming a proficient speller involves learning to coordinate phonological, orthographic and morphological strategies with increasing efficiency and autonomy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-13
Number of pages4
JournalPractical Literacy: The Early and Primary Years
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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