Morphology and Literacy: Getting Our Heads in the Game Purpose This prologue introduces the clinical forum, briefly discusses the importance of morphology in literacy, and informs the reader of the scope of the included articles. Method The concept of morphology is reviewed, contributing authors are introduced, and a brief summary of each of the 5 forum articles ... Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum  |   July 01, 2009
Morphology and Literacy: Getting Our Heads in the Game
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Laura Green
    Texas Woman’s University, Denton
  • Contact author: Laura Green, Texas Woman’s University, P.O. Box 425737, Denton, TX 76204. E-mail: lgreen@twu.edu.
Article Information
Normal Language Processing / Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum   |   July 01, 2009
Morphology and Literacy: Getting Our Heads in the Game
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 2009, Vol. 40, 283-285. doi:10.1044/0161-1461(2009/08-0091)
History: Received August 12, 2008 , Accepted October 8, 2008
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 2009, Vol. 40, 283-285. doi:10.1044/0161-1461(2009/08-0091)
History: Received August 12, 2008; Accepted October 8, 2008
Web of Science® Times Cited: 5

Purpose This prologue introduces the clinical forum, briefly discusses the importance of morphology in literacy, and informs the reader of the scope of the included articles.

Method The concept of morphology is reviewed, contributing authors are introduced, and a brief summary of each of the 5 forum articles is provided.

Conclusion The studies in this forum investigated different morphological skills in a variety of contexts, at a variety of grade levels, and from a variety of perspectives, enabling the reader to learn more about morphological awareness developmentally, linguistically, and clinically.

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