Resources Used in This Lesson: Bibliography

Bennett, Arthur. “Under the Spell of English.” Tess, the English Spelling Society. Accessed March 4, 2015.

Cook, Vivian. “Introduction: Should we worry about English spelling?” Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary: or, why can’t anybody spell? London: Profile Books, 2004.

— — —. “Bad spellers of the world, untie!” Spelling ‘JOKES’ etc.

Corbett, Philip B. “Those Tricky Vowels.” (blog). New York Times, January 24, 2012.

Howard, Jennifer. “Noah Webster: A Biosketch.” YouTube video, 3:17. Posted April 23, 2009.

Joshi, Malatesha R., Rebecca Treiman, Suzanne Carreker, and Louisa C. Moats. “How Words Cast Their Spell: Spelling is an Integral Part of Learning the Language, Not a Matter of Memorization.” American Educator 32, no. 4 (2008/2009): 6–16.

Lederer, Richard. Anguished English. Layton, UT: Wyrick & Company, 2006.

“Misspelled Spelling Bee Sign Reminds Us All What Irony Is.” The Huffington Post, January 3, 2012.

Moats, Louisa Cook. Spelling Development Disability and Instruction. Baltimore, MD: York Press, 1995.

— — —. “Spelling Supports Reading.”American Educator 29, no. 4 (2005/2006): 12–22.

O’Conner, Patricia T. Woe is I: The Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English. New York: Riverhead Books, 1996.

— — —. Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1999.

“Spelling Rules.” Reading from Scratch.

Templeton, Shane, and Darrell Morris. “Spelling.” In The Handbook of Reading Research: Volume III, edited by Michael Kamil, Peter B. Mosenthal, P. David Pearson, and Rebecca Barr, 525–543. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 2000.

Zimmer, Ben. “When Autocorrect is Not So Correct.” Word Routes: Exploring the Pathways of Our Lexicon. January 14, 2011.

Republished with permission from Jack Bovill, The English Spelling Society (TESS)