ERIC Number: EJ571821
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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A Comparison of the Oral Narrative Abilities of Underachieving and High-Achieving Gifted Adolescents: A Preliminary Investigation.
Hayes, Phebe Archon; Norris, Janet; Flaitz, James R.
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v29 n3 p158-71 Jul 1998
This study compared the spontaneous oral narratives of 10 underachieving and 10 achieving gifted eighth graders. Results found significant differences across the dimensions of story length, episodic integrity, story grammar, and sentence complexity between the two groups, suggesting the presence of narrative language problems in underachieving gifted adolescents. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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