A childâ€™s spelling system based on letter names and/or sounds. It is also called inventive spelling, creative spelling, estimated spelling.
An approach in which children with a basic understanding of phonics are encouraged to write by listening to the sound units of words and associate letters to those sounds even if the word is not spelled correctly.
Children´s early attempts at spelling which usually reflect some knowledge about the sounds in words. There are multiple invented spellings for any one word. Examples: a child might write ´wuns´ for once, ´ppl´ for ´people,´ or ´kot´ for caught.
the result of an attempt to spell a word whose spelling is not already known, based on a writer's knowledge of spelling system and how it works. KWL- a strategy for identifying purposes for reading -"What I Know", "What I want to learn", and "What I learned."
A system used by young children to write words by using some of the sounds heard in spoken words.
an attempt by beginning writers to spell a word when the standard spelling is unknown, using whatever knowledge of sounds or visual patterns the writer has.
the result of an attempt to spell a word whose spelling is not already known, based on a writer's knowledge of the spelling system and how it works. Note: Invented spellings, beginning with the pioneer work of Read (1971), are used both to study young writers' emerging awareness of conventional spelling patterns and as an instructional strategy in beginning writing as the child moves toward controlled use of conventional spelling of words.