Integrated morphological awareness intervention as a tool for improving literacy.

  title={Integrated morphological awareness intervention as a tool for improving literacy.},
  author={Cecilia J. Kirk and Gail Gillon},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  volume={40 3},
  • Cecilia J. Kirk, G. Gillon
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine, Computer Science
  • Language, speech, and hearing services in schools
PURPOSE This study evaluated the effects of an intervention program aimed to improve reading and spelling ability through instruction in morphological awareness together with other forms of linguistic awareness, including knowledge of phonology, orthography, syntax, and semantics. METHOD Sixteen children aged between 8;07 (years;months) and 11;01 who demonstrated specific spelling difficulties were randomly assigned to either an experimental or a control group. Participants received an… Expand
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