Individual differences among children in spelling and reading styles.

@article{Treiman1984IndividualDA,
  title={Individual differences among children in spelling and reading styles.},
  author={Rebecca Treiman},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={1984},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={
          463-77
        }
}
  • Rebecca Treiman
  • Published in
    Journal of experimental child…
    1984
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Previous studies have found differences among children in their relative reliance on spelling-sound rules and word-specific associations in reading words. Children at one end of the continuum ("Phoenicians") rely heavily on spelling-sound rules; children at the other end ("Chinese") are more likely to use specific associations. This study found evidence for a Phoenician-Chinese continuum in spelling as well as in reading. Ability to spell nonsense word (e.g., "prunt") correlated more highly… CONTINUE READING

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