Montessorian Lillian DeVault Kroenke describes her book as an outline of the structure of the American English language. Written for Montessori teachers, the book identifies key sounds and their spellings, defines terms like phonogram and digraph, and discusses principles like isolation of difficulty and the changing sounds of
c and g.
Most of the book (145 pages) is composed of word lists that clarify the structure of our language. Extensive suggestions for using the word lists in Montessori-types exercises are given. Paperback, 162 pages.