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ERIC Number: EJ559647
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Longitudinal Measurement of Growth in Definitional Skill.
Kurland, Brenda F.; Snow, Catherine E.
Journal of Child Language, v24 n3 p603-25 Oct 1997
Examined individual growth rates in definitional skill over a period of 3 to 6 years, for 68 low-income children. Results of the study support the notion that definitional skill is related to being part of an academic culture; low-income mothers, whose formal schooling is complete, generally do not give oral definitions to simple nouns as well as do their 9- to 10-year-old children. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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