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Education and Human Development Master's Theses

1986

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The Use Of Mnemonic Training As A Strategy For Teaching Spelling To Learning Disabled Sixth, Seventh, And Eighth Grade Students, Cynthia M. Battaglia May 1986

The Use Of Mnemonic Training As A Strategy For Teaching Spelling To Learning Disabled Sixth, Seventh, And Eighth Grade Students, Cynthia M. Battaglia

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study investigates potential differences in evaluated/applied spelling ability between learning disabled (LD) students instructed via a mnemonic approach versus those who received traditional instruction. Thirty-one 6th, 7th, and 8th grade LD students were divided into two groups—a mnemonic group of eight boys and four girls, and a non-mnemonic control group of ten boys and nine girls. The researcher used the Test of Written Spelling (TWS) as a pre-test measure to determine that there was no significant difference between the two groups in initial spelling ability. The mnemonic group attended eight sessions in which researchers ...