Morphological Awareness Intervention to Improve Vocabulary and Reading Success The application of a morphological awareness strategy can be used to improve vocabulary and reading skills in school-age students. The purpose of this article is to briefly review the evidence for using a morphological awareness strategy and provide an example for how a speech-language pathologist can integrate such a skill ... Article
Article  |   November 01, 2015
Morphological Awareness Intervention to Improve Vocabulary and Reading Success
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Frances E. Gibson
    Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education, Utah State University, Logan, UT
  • Julie A. Wolter
    Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, University of Montana, Missoula, MT
  • Financial Disclosure: Frances E. Gibson is a doctoral student at Utah State University. Julie A. Wolter is as associate professor and graduate program director at the University of Montana.
    Financial Disclosure: Frances E. Gibson is a doctoral student at Utah State University. Julie A. Wolter is as associate professor and graduate program director at the University of Montana.×
  • Nonfinancial Disclosure: Frances E. Gibson has previously published in the subject area. Julie A. Wolter has previously published in the subject area.
    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Frances E. Gibson has previously published in the subject area. Julie A. Wolter has previously published in the subject area.×
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Article   |   November 01, 2015
Morphological Awareness Intervention to Improve Vocabulary and Reading Success
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, November 2015, Vol. 22, 147-155. doi:10.1044/lle22.4.147
History: Received June 1, 2015 , Revised August 11, 2015 , Accepted August 24, 2015
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, November 2015, Vol. 22, 147-155. doi:10.1044/lle22.4.147
History: Received June 1, 2015; Revised August 11, 2015; Accepted August 24, 2015

The application of a morphological awareness strategy can be used to improve vocabulary and reading skills in school-age students. The purpose of this article is to briefly review the evidence for using a morphological awareness strategy and provide an example for how a speech-language pathologist can integrate such a skill in practice.

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