physical, cognitive and social/emotional aspects of early and middle childhood development.

TASK: Write a 1,000 – 1,500 paper that addresses the physical, cognitive and social/emotional aspects of early and middle childhood development. Early childhood is ages 2-6 and middle childhood is ages 7-11. Here are the items to include:
TITLE PAGE
INTRODUCTION
APA requires all papers have introductions and conclusions. Here is a reputable site offering tips on writing introductions: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/engagement/2/2/58/
PART 1: Physical Changes
Summarize the physical changes that occur in children during…
early childhood (ages 2-6).
middle childhood (ages 7-11).
Describe factors that influence those physical changes you just summarized.
early childhood (ages 2-6)
middle childhood (ages 7-11).
PART 2: Cognition Changes

Describe changes in cognition, problem solving and judgment. (This involves Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development)
early childhood (ages 2-6). Give examples & be sure to include the appropriate stage from Piaget’s theory.
middle childhood (ages 7-11). Give examples & be sure to include the appropriate stage from Piaget’s theory.

PART 3: Social & Emotional Development
Describe the major milestones in social and emotional development that take place. (This involved Erik Erikson’s Psychosocial Theory)
early childhood (ages 2-6). Be sure to include the appropriate stage and examples from Erik Erikson’s theory.
middle childhood (ages 7-11). Be sure to include the appropriate stage and examples from Erik Erikson’s theory.
CONCLUSION
APA requires all papers have introductions and conclusions. Here is a reputable site offering tips on writing conclusions: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/724/04/
RESOURCES
Your assignment must have a minimum of 4 scholarly resources: (a) 3 peer-reviewed research articles from peer-reviewed psychology journals and (b) the course textbook must be used.
Articles must be from the year 2000 or newer.

FORMATTING
Format your paper according to APA standards. Use subheadings! You must cite your work in the the body paragraphs (in-text citations) and have a reference page that lists all 4 scholarly sources (3 peer-reviewed research articles from psychology journals and 1 course textbook).

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