English spelling instruction in grade four French immersion
Wilson, Edward Donald
University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education
Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1989
The purpose of this study was to evaluate effectiveness of an English spelling program that designed for grade 4 French immersion students. program involved was intended to be enjoyable for students. Therefore it included many activities that students would have fun doing. This study compared a French immersion class using this program to one that did not. Three areas were examined, achievement, attitudes, and gender differences. The spelling program in question, the Fun With Words program, did prove to be an effective one with grade four French immersion students when compared with a more traditional textbook approach. Students were able to retain the words as well as the students using the traditional approach and displayed better attitudes when using the Fun With Words program. program seemed to find spelling more showed no significant difference in about spelling when program.
iv, 146 leaves : ill. : 29 cm.
English language -- Orthography and spelling -- Study and teaching (Elementary) , English language -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- French speakers , Spelling games