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Spelling Mastery
Students with a Specific Learning Disability

Spelling Mastery was found to have potentially positive effects on writing for students with learning disabilities.

Spelling Mastery is designed to explicitly teach spelling skills to students in grades 1–6. One of several Direct Instruction curricula from McGraw-Hill that precisely specify how to teach incremental content, Spelling Mastery includes phonemic, morphemic, and whole-word strategies.

Findings

2
studies that met standards out of
4
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Writing achievement Potentially positive effects 2-4
 
 
30

Last Updated: January 2014

Race

Black
25%
White
75%

Gender

Male: 68%
Female: 31%

Delivery Method

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Whole Class

Urbanicity

Rural

Locations

AL
South


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by Mathematica Policy Research under contract ED-IES-13-C-0010.

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