Spelling: Approaches to Teaching and Assessment

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2005-06-29
  • Publisher: David Fulton Pub

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With this book teachers will be able to recognize different types of spellers and be able to meet their individual learning needs, find out about and select from a comprehensive range of teaching approaches, choose from a variety of methods for formal and informal assessment, and identify other useful teaching resources.

Author Biography

Peter Westwood is Associate Professor of Education, University of Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

Spelling : current issues and perspectivesp. 1
How do children acquire spelling skills?p. 7
Individual differences among spellersp. 19
Teaching approachesp. 25
Assessing spellingp. 43
Useful resourcesp. 55
App. 1 : Glossaryp. 61
125 most commonly used words in children's writingp. 63
South Australian spelling test (SAST)p. 64
App. 4 : Diagnostic testsp. 70
Referencesp. 73
Indexp. 80
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