_____________begins when a child starts elementary school around 6 years old and ends at puberty around age 12
School-age
The school and home experience influence growth and development requiring adjustment by parents and child by learning to cope with rules and expectations by the school and peer; by learning how to make decisions, accept ______ and learn from experiences.
Responsibility
School-aged children appears ______ than preschoolers.
Slimmer
The average ______ and weight increases.
Height
Many children _______ in weight during middle childhood years.
Double
Most _______ exceed boys in both height and weight by the end of school years.
Girls
Most children practices ________skils(Example:running and jummping)
Gross-motor
Six year olds are able to hold a ______ adeptly and print letters and words.
Penicl
At age 12 children are able to make detailed drawings and ______ sentences.
Write
By improving fine motor skills the child becomes more independent in_____, dressing and taking care of personal needs.
Bathing
Assessment of neurological development is based on ___________ coordination.
Fine-motor
______ growth changes a child's body appearance.
Skeletal
Children's eye ______ improves and normal adult 20-20 vision is achievable.
Acuity
Screening for _____ and hearing problems become easier and results are more reliable.
Vision
According to Piaget, children begin the ______________ stage of development and growth at age 7.
Concrete-operational
Children begin to demonstrate _____, more concrete thinking.
Logical
Children become less ______ and begin to think about how others feel and think.
Egocentric
School-aged children have the ability concentrate on more than one aspect of a ________.
Situation
Children begin to understand others ______ do not have to be the same as theirs.
Opinions
Children improve their use of ________ and expand their structural knowledge.
Language
School-aged children begin to definethemselves based more on ________ than external characteristics.
Internal
_______ involves peers and the pursuit of group goals.
Play
Girls and _____ view opposite sex differently.
boys
Accidents and ________ are a major health problem for school-aged children
Injuries
______ and self-concept become stronger and more individualized.
Identity
Effective health ________ teaches children about their bodies and how their choices impact their health.
Education
Parents need to begin _________ in preparation for upcoming pubertal changes. Independent/ School-aged children develop eating patterns that are __________ of parental supervision.
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