Many students from the intermediate grades on can read more big words than they can spell. ... I included all the prefixes and suffixes determined to be most common in White, Sowell, and Yanagiharaa#39;s (1989) study. ... impression, irresponsible, prehistoric, and semifinal a were not known by two thirds of fourth graders but were known by two thirds of sixth graders. ... Teachers might want to start a word wall (Cunningham, 1995) of big words and add five words each week to the wall.
|Title||:||Reading research anthology|
|Author||:||Consortium on Reading Excellence|
|Publisher||:||Academic Therapy Pubns - 2001-02|