AED-202 wk 6 assignment~ Reading and Writing Development

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Running head: READING AND WRITING DEVELOPMENT 1 Reading and Writing Development Anna Borsick AED/202 December 18, 2011 Kai Walker
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READING AND WRITING DEVELOPMENT 2 Reading and Writing Development The social and emotional developments of these two stages have considerable leaps and bends as well. Peer relationships become of greater interests, peer pressures to fit in, and some engaging in risky behaviors. This is a difficult stage in childhood development, with the approach of dating, emotions run high. All the while social engagements increase and so does their capabilities in social and academic environments creating more questioning minds. Especially in regard to social norms and existing rules. The environment a child is raised in plays a role in their opportunities and temptations. Some make wise decisions while others become sexually promiscuous and become parents themselves. These factors can play a part in how successful and proficient a child becomes in her reading and writing skills. Early and late adolescence are very impressionable stages in childhood development. Early adolescence is the onset of adulthood and puberty brings extreme changes like emerging sexual interests; changes in environment, from teachers, authorities, and parents, to growth spurts that can cause discomfort All the while going through emotional, physical, and environmental changes, it is easy to see how a child can slip through the cracks so to speak. That is why it is important for teachers and care-givers to offer reading and writing tasks to keep them grounded in these two main studies. Going into late adolescence can be a very confusing time for children and their ability to make good decisions. Their skills in rational thinking have not developed fully and pressure to fit in can cause a child to make poor decisions. The physical development of this age group has just about fulfilled its capacity (height, structure, etc. of adult features) but their mind-set has not yet reached full maturity. According to McDevitt and Ormrod (2004, pp. 23-24) the “what do they
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READING AND WRITING DEVELOPMENT 3 think of me and how does my hair look?” questions of early adolescence has been replaced with “it’s my hair, my body, my cloths, my room, my education, and my life attitude.” Early and late adolescence cognitive development has extreme differences in similar areas. For instance, early adolescence is the stage at which the capacity to think and reason about abstract ideas start to emerge. Children ages 10 – 14 do not all like to read books or write for that
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