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Spelling: From Invention to Strategies

by Howard Miller

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Spelling: From Invention to Strategies

Grades 5 – 9
Type Journal
Published March 2002
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English



Veteran educator Howard Miller shares a set of strategies that can propel middle school writers (and "inventive" spellers) into the role of being responsible and strategic in this Voices from the Middle article.


Miller, Howard. "Spelling: From Invention to Strategies." Voices from the Middle 9.3 (March 2002): 33-37.


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