ERIC Number: EJ444941
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Do Early Talkers Become Early Readers? Linguistic Precocity, Preschool Language, and Emergent Literacy.
Crain-Thoreson, Catherine; Dale, Philip S.
Developmental Psychology, v28 n3 p421-29 May 1992
Verbal precocity at 20 months of age did not predict children's later precocious reading. Frequency of story reading in the home at 24 months predicted children's language ability at 2.5 and 4.5 years and, along with literacy instruction, predicted knowledge of print conventions at 4.5. (BC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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