Infant Toddler Paper Early Childhood Paper Middle Childhood Paper

Infant Toddler Paper Early Childhood Paper Middle Childhood Paper

Infant Toddler Paper Early Childhood Paper Middle Childhood Paper Assignment Specifications and Grading Criteria Course: Child Development Description The purpose of this assignment is to help you apply the theories of child development to children you observe. By observing via video, you will better understand young children’s characteristics and needs. (NAEYC

Standard 1a).

Three (3) separate papers will be completed: infant/toddler, early childhood and middle childhood. Content Begin with a brief introduction of the age group. Next, divide your paper into the four developmental domains: social, emotional, physical, and cognitive/ language development. Using Videatives, observe at least three children within the age group. Use these videos as examples of development under each of your four domains. Standard 1a Represent your understanding of this particular age group’s unique characteristics and needs. Use examples from the videos, personal experience, and textbook information to illustrate what this age child can do, say, understand, etc. Discuss important milestones and relevant theorists that support your understanding under each developmental domain. Written Work College level writing is expected.

Provide an APA bibliography for the videos/sources you used. A cover page with NAEYC Professional Preparation Standards rationale must be included. To access Videatives: go to www.harpercollege.edu>library>streaming media>Videatives streaming media Illinois Professional Teaching Standards 1C; Gateways Core Content Areas A3, A4, A9, A14, B2, D21, G18 Age Group Papers Grading Rubric Does Not Meet Expectations 0 points Progressing Towards Expectations 1point Meets Expectations 2 points Exceeds Expectations 3 points Content Assignment guidelines not followed. Does not demonstrate understanding of child’s characteristics and needs. Does not address all areas of the environment Incomplete per guidelines. Limited understanding of child’s characteristics and needs. Does not address all areas of the environment or insufficient discussion of each Complete per guidelines. Demonstrates understanding of child’s characteristics and needs. Fully addressed each area of development …and details represent an in depth understanding of child development. …and uses multiple examples from observation to support 1a Did not represent an understanding of this particular age group’s unique characteristics and needs Did not address all areas of development or failed to connect each to theory/textbook information Represent your understanding of this particular age group’s unique characteristics and needs …and uses substantial theory, evidence from observation and text to defend choices.

Written Work

Lacks college level writing. Lacks APA bibliography. Missing or incorrect cover page. Includes writing errors. Incorrect APA bibliography. Incorrect cover page. College level writing. APA bibliography. Appropriate cover page used …professional writing used. Cover sheet details the connection between assignment and standards. Illinois Professional Teaching Standards 1C; Gateways Core Content Areas A3, A4, A9, A14, B2, D21, G18

Lacks college level writing. Lacks APA bibliography. Missing or incorrect cover page. Includes writing errors. Incorrect APA bibliography. Incorrect cover page. College level writing. APA bibliography. Appropriate cover page used …professional writing used. Cover sheet details the connection between assignment and standards. Illinois Professional Teaching Standards 1C; Gateways Core Content Areas A3, A4, A9, A14, B2, D21, G18

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