ERIC Number: EJ367485
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Ins and Outs of the Acquisition of Spatial Terms.
Messick, Cheryl K.
Topics in Language Disorders, v8 n2 p14-25 Mar 1988
The acquisition of spatial terms in the language development of young children is examined. Two primary theories of word meaning and concept acquisition are reviewed, followed by a summary of current developmental research on spatial terms and factors influencing acquisition. Finally, guidelines for the assessment and teaching of spatial terms are offered. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Teaching Language to Children: Developmental Considerations.