Narratives by Participants
Below is a narrative sample produced by each participant.
Eight -year-old female
PROMPT: STITCHES/ HOSPITAL
Adult: Have you ever had to go to the hospital?
Adult: Oh, what happened?
Child: I have asthma an I have wards [warts]
Adult: So when was the last time you went to the doctors
Child: Las year, an' I'm goin' to da dentis' on nex' Friday.
Adult: So what happened when you went to the doctor last year?
Child: I' was jus' 'bout' my warts.
Adult: So what happened when you went in?
Child: They had put cold, I mean dry ice on it.
Child: an' they had burned in
Child: I peeled it off
Child: an' they got bigger an' bigger
Child: an' I have more growin' in
Child: an tha's all
Nine -year-old female
Adult: Do you know anybody who had to get stitches?
Child: mm, a boy in my secon' grade class name Evan he he was running
Child: an' da lady tol' him not be runnin'
Child: an' he kep' on runnin'
Child: He didn' listen to her
Child: an' he fell straight on da footsteps where you step at