Observation Survey - Concepts About Print

Useful in categorizing information on Observation Survey Summary

 


Category


Item

Description

Book handling


1
8, 9
11
show front of book
inverted picture, inverted print
read left page first

Directionality


2
3, 4, 5
10, 12, 13, 14
20
print carries message
start, left-right, return sweep
line sequence; word; letter
reversible words (on, was)

Word boundary


6
7
word by word matching
first and last parts of story

Conventions


15, 16, 17, 18

19
Question Mark, Period, comma, quotation marks
capital and lower-case correspondence

Hierarchical CAP


21, 22, 23, 24
1 and 2 letters; words; 1st & last letters of a word, capital letter

 

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