The “How to” Guide to Spelling Assessment A spelling assessment is used to determine a student’s baseline spelling percentage,potential intervention goals, and, ultimately, the student’s spelling progress. Additionally,a spelling assessment can provide information about a student’s linguistic awarenessabilities such as phonemic awareness, orthographic pattern awareness, mentalgraphemic representations, and morphological awareness. In this paper, a case exampleis presented ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2013
The “How to” Guide to Spelling Assessment
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  • Danielle Brimo
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Disclosure:Danielle Brimo has no financial or nonfinancial conflicts of interest related to the content of this article.
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Article   |   October 01, 2013
The “How to” Guide to Spelling Assessment
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2013, Vol. 20, 129-136. doi:10.1044/lle20.4.129
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2013, Vol. 20, 129-136. doi:10.1044/lle20.4.129

A spelling assessment is used to determine a student’s baseline spelling percentage,potential intervention goals, and, ultimately, the student’s spelling progress. Additionally,a spelling assessment can provide information about a student’s linguistic awarenessabilities such as phonemic awareness, orthographic pattern awareness, mentalgraphemic representations, and morphological awareness. In this paper, a case exampleis presented to describe the spelling assessment and analysis of spelling errors toultimately determine baseline spelling percentage and spelling intervention goals, basedon a multilinguistic approach.

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