Contributions of morphology beyond phonology to literacy outcomes of upper elementary and middle-school students.

@article{Nagy2006ContributionsOM,
  title={Contributions of morphology beyond phonology to literacy outcomes of upper elementary and middle-school students.},
  author={William Nagy and Virginia W. Berninger and Robert D. Abbott},
  journal={Journal of Educational Psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={98},
  pages={134-147}
}
Using structural equation modeling the authors evaluated the contribution of morphological awareness, phonological memory, and phonological decoding to reading comprehension, reading vocabulary, spelling, and accuracy and rate of decoding morphologically complex words for 182 4th- and 5th-grade students, 218 6th- and 7th-grade students, and 207 8th- and 9th-grade students in a suburban school district. Morphological awareness made a significant unique contribution to reading comprehension… Expand

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