About Uncovering the Logic of English
Uncovering the Logic of English by Denise Eide reveals the logical patterns underlying 98% of English words, eliminates the need to guess, and provides a logical solution to English spelling.
Simple answers are given for questions such as:
- Why is there a silent final E in have?
- Why don't we drop the E in noticeable?
- Why is discussion spelled with -sion rather than -tion?
As the rules unfold, it becomes apparent how vital this knowledge is for reversing the educational crisis plaguing America.
Who Should Read Uncovering the Logic of English?
- Adults who want to learn more about how reading and spelling work.
- Instructors who would like to look up answers about words for their students. A thorough appendix summarizes the most important concepts for quick reference.
- Older students, who are already reading and spelling relatively fluently, would benefit from learning about the phonograms and spelling rules.
Uncovering the Logic of English and the Curriculum Teacher's Manuals
- Uncovering the Logic of English is a reference book that answers the WHYs of written English and helps you understand the concepts for yourself.
- Logic of English Teacher Manuals are scripted for teaching phonograms and spelling rules as part of a complete, interactive curriculum.
- Uncovering the Logic of English is an overview of the phonograms and spelling rules that are at the heart of our Essentials and Foundations curriculum programs.
Reading Uncovering the Logic of English Before Teaching
You do not need to read Uncovering the Logic of English before teaching Logic of English curriculum. Our curriculum is designed for teachers to learn alongside their students through scripted lessons. The phonograms and spelling concepts introduced in Uncovering the Logic of English are also taught in Logic of English curriculum.
However, many teachers and parents find Uncovering the Logic of English to be a helpful tool. Many find the book to be an excellent resource for studying why certain words are spelled the way they are and help find answers to questions about how English works.