poor speller

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someone who spells words

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Although poor spellers may improve in their spelling over time, they tend to maintain their status as poor spellers (Daffern, Mackenzie, & Hemmings, 2017b; Treiman, Kessler, Pollo, Byrne, & Olson, 2016).
Contribution of spelling instruction to the spelling, writing, and reading of poor spellers.
Poor spellers may restrict what they write to words they can spell, with inevitable loss of verbal power.
Yet, poor spellers always will find ways to expose themselves.
Researchers scored the spellings to allow partial credit for invented spelling, which made the test more sensitive to differences and less susceptible to floor effects, which is important for poor spellers and potentially for students with reading disabilities.
Thanks to Craigslist, the once-useful domain of classified ads has become a haven for junk peddlers, scam artists, poor spellers, and the longwinded.
And kids who are poor spellers in English class are poor spellers in instant messaging," she added.
More than 30% of those polled blamed text messaging for the mistakes while 42% think poor spellers are "thick".
MOST employers would be put off interviewing a graduate if they were poor spellers, according to a report out today.
Research has also identified the differences between good and poor spellers by the strategies they use (summarized in Rosencrans, 1998).
Seven out of 10 said poor spellers were "careless, immature and unreliable".
In the second grade this pattern changed for the average and good spellers, but the poor spellers continued to display more phonemic errors than orthographic errors.
It would also demand that teachers know the readiness for spelling of each child in the class; that they be willing to group the poor spellers for instruction in need of background skills; that they be willing to group the poor spellers for instruction in needed background skills; that they use a method geared to the children's style of learning; that the method include training in word analysis, which would begin with the rudimentary skills of auditory and visual discrimination, and follow through to the teaching of abstracting-and all concurrently with the regular spelling lesson.
Spell checkers free poor spellers of their dependency on proofreaders.
As the pre-test examples in Table 2 show, poor spellers often struggled to make accurate sound to letter correspondences.