ERIC Number: EJ565185
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Efficacy of Expansions and Cloze Procedures in the Development of Interpretations by Preschool Children Exhibiting Delayed Language Development.
Bradshaw, Monica L.; Hoffman, Paul R.; Norris, Janet A.
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v29 n2 p85-95 Apr 1998
This study compared effects of two styles of storybook reading on the interpretations of two preschool children experiencing delayed language development. One used expansions and cloze procedures; the other provided questions and modeling of appropriate answers. Children produced more answers to questions, more interpretations, and more complex utterances in the condition using expansions and cloze procedures. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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