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Developmental trajectories of writing skills in first grade

Title: Developmental trajectories of writing skills in first grade: Examining the effects of SES and language and/or speech impairments.
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Name(s): Kim, Young-Suk, author
Puranik, Cynthia, author
Otaiba, Stephanie Al, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Date Issued: 2015-06-01
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: We examined growth trajectories of writing and the relation of children's socio-economic status, and language and/or speech impairment to the growth trajectories. First grade children (N = 304) were assessed on their written composition in the fall, winter, and spring, and their vocabulary and literacy skills in the fall. Children's SES had a negative effect on writing quality and productivity. Children with language and/or speech impairment had lower scores than typically developing children in the quality and productivity of writing. Even after accounting for their vocabulary and literacy skills, students with language and/or speech impairment had lower scores in the quality and organization of writing. Growth rates in writing were not different as a function of children's SES and language/speech impairment status. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.
Identifier: FSU_pmch_26146410 (IID), 10.1086/681971 (DOI), PMC4489844 (PMCID), 26146410 (RID), 26146410 (EID)
Keywords: Developmental trajectories, Language impairment, SES, Speech impairment, Writing
Grant Number: P50 HD052120
Publication Note: This NIH-funded author manuscript originally appeared in PubMed Central at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4489844.
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_pmch_26146410
Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part Of: The Elementary school journal.
0013-5984
Issue: iss. 4, vol. 115

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Kim, Y. -S., Puranik, C., & Otaiba, S. A. (2015). Developmental trajectories of writing skills in first grade: Examining the effects of SES and language and/or speech impairments. The Elementary School Journal. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_pmch_26146410