Spelling: Connecting the Pieces
by Ruth McQuirter Scott and Sharon
2004 pb 216 pgs
Canadian authors Scott and Siamon place spelling squarely
and appropriately in the context of all the literacy modes.
Practical advice based on research and anecdotal evidence
shows educators how to implement a sound spelling curriculum.
With plenty of examples from a range of writers and down-to-earth models for assessing and teaching spellers, this book is
designed for the K-8 teacher intent on continually improving
every student’s writing and spelling achievement.
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Dr. Ruth McQuirter Scott is a professor in the
Faculty of Education at Brock University where she teaches language arts to preservice students and graduate courses on writing. Her freelance work has
appeared in major newspapers across Canada and on CBC Radio.
Sharon Siamon has been a primary and ESL teacher. She is also an
internationally acclaimed writer of novels for young people.