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Checkpoint: Characteristics of Developmental Periods Write a 200 to 30 word response that identifies and explains distinguishing characteristics of each of the five developmental periods. I. Infancy (Birth–Age 2) 1. 2. General decline in crying 3. Increasing ability to move around A. By squirming B. Rolling C. Crawling D. Creeping E. Scooting F. And lastly walking 4. Increasing self help skills A. Feeding B. Washing C. Dressing D. Toileting E. Grooming II. Early Childhood (Ages 2–6) 1. Loss of rounded, babyish appearance
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A. Arms and legs lengthening B. Take on more mature proportions. 2. Boundless physical energy for new gross motor skills A. Running B. Jumping C. Climbing D. Tumbling E. Climbing 3. Acquisition of fine motor skills A. Functional pencil grasp B. Functional use of scissors 4. Naps lessen III. Middle Childhood (Ages 6–10) 1. 2. Loss of replacement and primary teeth 3. Refinement & consolidation of gross motor skills & integration of such skills
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Unformatted text preview: into structured play activities 4. Participation or organized sports 5. Increasing fluency of fine motor skills A. Handwriting B. Drawing IV. Early Adolescence (Ages 10–14) 1. Periods of rapid growth 2. Beginnings of puberty 3. Self-consciousness about resulting physical change 4. Some risk-taking behavior V. Late Adolescence (Ages 14–18) 1. Girls- growth spurt completion and attainment of mature height 2. Boys- ongoing increase in stature 3. Ravenous appetites 4. Increase sexual activity 5. Great risk-taking behavior A. Drinking alcohol B. Taking illegal drugs C. Having unprotected sex D. Driving under the influence Reference McDevitt, T. M., & Ormrod, J. E. (2004). Child Development: Educating and Working with Children and Adolescents, Second Edition, . Retrieved from https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/classroom/ic/classroom.aspx...
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This note was uploaded on 05/22/2011 for the course AED 202 taught by Professor Haskell during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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