Whole-class spelling lists or more reading and writing?
What does research say?
Who: 78 students ages 10-12. (4 classrooms-- 2 Fifth Grade & 2 Sixth Grade)
What: Researchers study student independent journals to determine which instructional method better supports spelling acquisition.
Where: Title 1 Chicago suburbs public elementary school
When: 14 Weeks
How: Content Analysis- quantitative & qualitative measures of student spelling in independent writing journals