Developmental Profile

TASK: Write a 1,000 – 1,500 paper that addresses the physical, cognitive and social/emotional aspects of early and middle childhood development. Early childhood is ages 2-6 and middle childhood is ages 7-11. Here are the items to include:

TITLE PAGE

INTRODUCTION

  • APA requires all papers have introductions and conclusions. Here is a reputable site offering tips on writing introductions: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/engagement/2/2/58/

PART 1: Physical Changes

  • Summarize the physical changes that occur in children during…
    • early childhood (ages 2-6).
    • middle childhood (ages 7-11).
  • Describe factors that influence those physical changes you just summarized.
    • early childhood (ages 2-6)
    • middle childhood (ages 7-11).

PART 2: Cognition Changes 

  • Describe changes in cognition, problem solving and judgment. (This involves Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development)
    • early childhood (ages 2-6). Give examples & be sure to include the appropriate stage from Piaget’s theory.
    • middle childhood (ages 7-11). Give examples & be sure to include the appropriate stage from Piaget’s theory.

PART 3Social & Emotional Development 

  • Describe the major milestones in social and emotional development that take place. (This involved Erik Erikson’s Psychosocial Theory)
    • early childhood (ages 2-6). Be sure to include the appropriate stage and examples from Erik Erikson’s theory.
    • middle childhood (ages 7-11). Be sure to include the appropriate stage and examples from Erik Erikson’s theory.

CONCLUSION

  • APA requires all papers have introductions and conclusions. Here is a reputable site offering tips on writing conclusions: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/724/04/

RESOURCES

Your assignment must have a minimum of 4 scholarly resources: (a) 3 peer-reviewed research articles from peer-reviewed psychology journals and (b) the course textbook must be used.

  • Articles must be from the year 2000 or newer.
  • You will lose points for using older research
  • You will lose points for not using peer-reviewed research articles from psychology journals.

_____________________________________

FORMATTING

Format your paper according to APA standards. Use subheadings! You must cite your work in the the body paragraphs (in-text citations) and have a reference page that lists all 4 scholarly sources (3 peer-reviewed research articles from psychology journals and 1 course textbook).

UK Essay Writing

Professional UK Essay Writers