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For instance, a child in the phonetic stage of spelling development should not be expected to spell irregularly spelled words (such as through or could) correctly.
walk or "walkt" for walked; hoping for hopping;, magic spelled correctly, but "majishin" used for magician) were considered to be due to morphological awareness deficits.
For example, if thirty-nine subjects' first spelling of pseudowords containing /w/ spelled it W and one other subject listed W as the second most plausible spelling, then the score of W for /w/ would be 39.
build upon children's growing understandings of how words are spelled (Cunningham & Cunningham, 1992; Henderson, 1985; Nelson, 1989; Templeton, 1991)
Let's not limit our students' thinking ability by slowing them down, forcing them to be concerned that every word is spelled right.
Each orthographic pattern that was spelled with less than 60% accuracy was flagged as a potential instructional target.
Every one of these words, however, was a correctly spelled misspelling of the word DOG.
The student may have used phonics when the word parts are not spelled phonetically.
When children asked the teacher how to spell specific words, the teacher initially asked how the children thought the words were spelled.
Close examination reveals neatly written, correctly spelled, positive student statements about each child.
The performance of the typically achieving students in the visual-dictation condition was compared with that of four groups of typically achieving spelling peers who followed one of four training procedures: (a) read each word aloud (reading); (b) copied each word into a notebook (copying); (c) read each word aloud, after which the teacher covered the word, presented the target and a nontarget grapheme and asked the child to circle the correct grapheme (grapheme selection); and (d) read each word aloud and spelled each letter of the word from memory (oral spelling).
A pretest is taken by learners to indicate which words have been spelled incorrectly and need studying for mastery.
The teacher needs to decide here how many of these misspelled words can be spelled correctly within a week or whatever the designated time would be.
CANYON COUNTRY - Words such as ``racquetball,'' ``invisible'' and ``satellite'' spelled glory or defeat for dozens of top young wordsmiths who gathered this week for the Sulphur Springs School District's annual Spell Bound contest.
Yu qualified for the two-day competition that starts Wednesday when he correctly spelled ``roseate'' and ``verdigris'' to win the 17th annual Daily News Regional Spelling Bee in March.