Noun phrase elaboration in children's spoken stories.

@article{Eisenberg2008NounPE,
  title={Noun phrase elaboration in children's spoken stories.},
  author={Sarita L. Eisenberg and Teresa A. Ukrainetz and Jennifer Hsu and Joan N. Kaderavek and Laura M. Justice and Ronald B Gillam},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={145-57}
}
PURPOSE One feature of literate language, noun phrase elaboration, was examined in the oral fictional narratives of school-aged children. METHOD Two narratives were elicited from 5-, 8- and 11-year-old children, 1 in response to a picture sequence and 1 in response to a single picture. Noun phrases were categorized into 4 types. RESULTS Simple designating noun phrases were produced by all children at age 5, simple descriptive noun phrases by all children at age 8, and noun phrases with… CONTINUE READING

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