In this Research2Practice podcast, Lorraine Sobson speaks with Eric Claravall about how to incorporate morphology, which is the study of word structure, into literacy instruction. Listen in to find out how attention to morphology can help you build reading and spelling skills in your students.
Listen now! Or, download the podcast.
About the guest
Eric Claravall is an adjunct professor in the Department of Elementary Education at San Francisco State University. Eric is the author of a recent article in TEACHING Exceptional Children entitled, “Integrating Morphological Knowledge in Literacy Instruction” which outlines four literacy components (morphemic analysis, vocabulary and spelling, contextual reading, and written expression) to create a framework for using morphology in reading and spelling instruction.