Fox Reading Conference: Focus on Spelling

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am CDT

Dr. Marcia Henry continues from her earlier lecture building from the history and diving into vocabulary research. Giving examples of student work and root word concepts that make language hard, Dr. Henry gets back to basics by exaimining the Anglo-Saxon, Latin and Greek foundational root words and the prefixes and suffixes established in our vocabulary and how we build words together with meaning.

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm CDT

Dr. Carreker guides teachers through common spelling errors and how recognizing the reasoning behind these errors can help guide corrective instruction. Dr. Carreker gives common examples of mixed up phonemics.

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 8:30am to 9:45am CDT

Dr. Marcia Henry takes a communication trip reaching from the cave paintings of South Africa, impact of trade routes, Chinese, Greek, Old English, and how the history of language built the structure of English we use today.

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