Literacy development

From little to large: the importance of understanding morphemes for understanding texts

Lots of words are made up of smaller units of meaning, called *morphemes*. We measured children's awareness of morphemes, and looked at its importance for reading comprehension.

The relations between morphological awareness and reading comprehension in beginner readers to young adolescents

We measured the contributions of morphological awareness to reading comprehension in children aged 6-13 years old, and demonstrated its importance across the reading comprehension ability range.