Changes in self-concept

Changes in self-concept - Changes in Self-Concept (adapted...

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Changes in Self-Concept (adapted from S. Harter, 1999) Early to Middle Childhood I have a lot of friends, in my neighborhood, at school, and at my church. I’m good at school- work, I know my words, and letters, and my numbers. I can run fast, and I can climb high, a lot higher than I could when I was little and I can run faster, too. I can also throw a ball real far; I’m going to be on some kind of team when I am older. I can do lots of stuff real good. Lots! It makes me really happy and excited when they watch me! Middle to Late Childhood I’m in 4 th grade this year, and I’m pretty popular, at least with my girl friends. That’s because I’m nice to people and helpful and can keep secrets. Mostly I am nice to my friends, although if I get in a bad mood I sometimes say something that can be a little mean. I try to control my temper, but when I don’t, I’m ashamed of myself. I’m usually happy when I’m with my friends, but I get sad if there is no one to do things with. How I look and how popular I am are more important. I also like myself because I know my parents like me and so do other kids. That helps you like yourself. Early Adolescence I’m an extrovert with my friends: I’m talkative, pretty rowdy, and funny. I’m fairly good-looking if I do say so. All in all, around people I know pretty well I’m awesome, at least I think my friends think I am. I’m usually cheerful when I’m with my friends, happy and excited to be doing things with them. I like myself a lot when I’m around my friends. With my parents, I’m
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