A recent writing exercise: my five-year-old daughter likes to ask how you spell words and then decorates the letters as she goes along. Why she’s still caught up in last year’s presidential election is a mystery to me.
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Sam’s been working on “invented spelling” and it’s great to watch it take shape. What is invented spelling? Reading Rockets has a good bit on it: Invented spelling refers to young children’s attempts to use their best judgments about spelling. In one of the first major studies of children’s beginning attempts at learning to spell, [...]