Sentence Combining: Assessment and Intervention Applications Clinicians can use sentence combining tasks to assess students' written language needs in the area of syntax and also as a context for language intervention. In this brief article, we describe current efforts to develop a formal standardized measure of written syntactic development and offer suggestions for using sentence combining ... Article
Article  |   March 01, 2009
Sentence Combining: Assessment and Intervention Applications
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  • Cheryl M. Scott
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Nickola Wolf Nelson
    Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
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Article   |   March 01, 2009
Sentence Combining: Assessment and Intervention Applications
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2009, Vol. 16, 14-20. doi:10.1044/lle16.1.14
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2009, Vol. 16, 14-20. doi:10.1044/lle16.1.14
Abstract

Clinicians can use sentence combining tasks to assess students' written language needs in the area of syntax and also as a context for language intervention. In this brief article, we describe current efforts to develop a formal standardized measure of written syntactic development and offer suggestions for using sentence combining as a context for intervention targeting higher level syntactic complexity.

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