Dr. Judith M. Newman

Spelling Patterns in English


  Sound Patterns Structural Patterns  Meaning Patterns  
    Prefixes   Assessment  
    Multi-Syllabic Words   1-1-1 Rule   References  



Bean, Wendy & Chrystine Bouffler. 1987. Read, Write, Spell. York, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.

Bolton, Faye & Diane Snowball. 1993. Ideas for Spelling. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Dombey, Henrietta. 1998 Whole to Part Phonics: How Children Learn to Read and Spell. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Gentry, J. Richard. 1987 Spel…is a four-letter word. Toronto: Scholastic.

Gentry, J. Richard & Jean Wallace Gillet. 1993. Teaching Kids to Spell. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Hanna, Paul, Richard Hodges & Jean Hanna. 1971. Spelling Structure and Strategies. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Hughes, Margaret & Dennis Searle. 1997. The Violent E and Other Tricky Sounds: Learning to Spell from Kindergarten Through Grade 6. York, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.

Mills, Heidi, Timothy O’Keefe, Diane Stephens. 1992. Looking Closely. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Scott, Ruth. 1991. The Student Editor’s Guide to Words. Toronto: Gage Educational Publishing Company.

Wilde, Sandra. 1992. You Kan Red This! Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Wilde, Sandra. 1997 What's a Schwa Sound Anyway? Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.


Frith, Uta, 1980 Cognitive Processes in Spelling. New York: Academic Press.

Henderson, Edmund H. & James W. Beers, 1980 Developmental and Cognitive Aspects of Leqarning to Spell. Newark, Delaware: International Reading Association.

Read, Charles, 1975 Children's Categorization of Speech Sounds in English. Urbana, Ill: NCTE.

Venezky, Richard L. 1970 The Structure of English Orthography. The Hague: Mouton & Co.