What to look for when analysing transcripts for child acquisition.

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This is about analysing texts given in an exam where you have to analyse the childs capability of reading, writing and spelling. You may be given a short story, that the child has written (it will give you their age) and you will have to analyse their capability in comparison to where they 'should' be by their age. 

Number 1 - the text structure and cohesion, as well as genre - what kind of structure or pattern does the text follow? - how cohesive/coherant is the text? - any attempt to follow common conventional story lines such as start, middle and


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