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Author Nunes, T.

Title Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2006
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Description 1 online resource (223 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Series Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Series editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Morphemes and literacy; Chapter 2 What knowledge of morphemes do children and adults show in the way that they spell words?; Chapter 3 From the laboratory to the classroom; Chapter 4 An intervention program for teaching children about morphemes in the classroom; Chapter 5 An intervention program for classroom teaching about morphemes; Chapter 6 Can we increase teachers' awareness of morphology and have an impact on their pupils' spelling?
Chapter 7 Morphemes and literacyAppendix The four research strategies in this research program; References; Index
Summary Breaking words down into units of meaning can help children with spelling where other techniques such as phonics can fail. This book outlines techniques for teaching about these morphemes, and highlights the potential benefits for literacy learning
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203969553