Sublexical Inferences in Beginning Reading: Medial Vowel Digraphs as Functional Units of Transfer.

@article{Savage1998SublexicalII,
  title={Sublexical Inferences in Beginning Reading: Medial Vowel Digraphs as Functional Units of Transfer.},
  author={Savage and Stuart},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={85-108}
}
  • Savage, Stuart
  • Published 1998 in Journal of experimental child psychology
Two experiments evaluated young children's use of lexical inference. Experiment 1 compared transfer from shared rimes (e.g., "beak"-"peak"), or heads (e.g., "beak"-"bean"), under three conditions: (a) when both clue word pronunciation and orthography were present at transfer; (b) when only the pronunciation of the clue word was given; and (c) when the clue was pretaught. Equivalent transfer occurred in both conditions (a and b) where clue word pronunciations were provided at transfer, but no… CONTINUE READING