Grammatical Development

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Holophrastic Stage
A child says one word
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Two-Word Stage
A child says two words and starts to develop an understanding of syntax.
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Telegraphic Stage
A child starts using sentences of 3-4 words.
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Content Words
Words that are vital to a sentences meaning.
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Grammatical Words
Words that are crucial to the structure of a sentence.
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Post Telegraphic Stage
After the telegraphic stage.
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Overextension
When a child might give a word a broader meaning.
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Underextension
When a child might give a word a narrower meaning.
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Hyponym
More specific words that can be defined by a less specific hypernym.
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Hypernym
A more generic term for a hyponym
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Bound Morphemes
Units of meaning within a word that depend on other morphemes to make sense.
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Unbound Morphemes
Units of meaning within a words that do not depend on other morphemes to make sense.
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Superlative
An adjective or adverb that expresses the highest degree of a quality.
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Mean Length of Utterance (MLU)
The average utterance length of speakers.
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Card 2

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A child says two words and starts to develop an understanding of syntax.

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Two-Word Stage

Card 3

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A child starts using sentences of 3-4 words.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Words that are vital to a sentences meaning.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Words that are crucial to the structure of a sentence.

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