ERIC Number: EJ303583
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Children's Extension of Early Word Meaning.
Casby, Michael W.; Smith, Michael D.
Texas Tech Journal of Education, v11 n2 p143-54 Spr 1984
This article explores the kinds of cues young children use as a basis for extending early works in an effort to label novel referent objects. Proposals that intend to explain how first words are extended and used to refer to objects or events for which no words explicitly exist are discussed. (DF)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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