Chapter 7 Part 2 Cognitive Characteristics and Growth
Throughout early childhood, children seek __________________ answers to explain what they know through
________________________ and ________________________.
Piaget called this phase the _______________________________
_______________ of thinking as it represents a time when children’s use of _______________________ and _____________________ thinking grow.
____________________ refer to the _________________ or
__________________ processes that are organized ________________ processes.
In this stage, children continue to explore their _________________,
___________________ more and more as they ________________________ their experiences.
Young children gradually move form using _____________________
(perception or insight based on feelings) to more rational and _________________ thinking.
The _____________________________ stage is marked by three characteristics:
__________________________ (The tendency of young
children to focus on just one aspect of something
Lack of __________________________ (Understanding of
_____________________________(The ability to take another
____________________ believed that children learn what they know through___________________ ______________________.
Parents and caregivers should provide as many opportunities for ____________________ and ____________________ play as possible.
As the brain develops, there are ___________________ of
_____________________ (the brain is most receptive to learning)
for optimizing the development of ___________________
______________________ of time for physical, __________________, and socio-emotional ______________________ windows vary.
Providing children with _____________________ ______________________ and ______________________ will stimulate brain development.
Turn to your neighbor and brainstorm at least ten things that kids could do that would stimulate brain
_____________________________ is an important par of
____________________ development in early childhood.
Children can focus on their inward thoughts, of referred to as
Children think about they remember, or _______________________.
Typcially, young children learn ______________________, followed by
_____________________, syntax, __________________ and then
Phonology refers to the ___________________________ that make up words.
_____________________________ includes word structures and___________________.
___________________________ refers to sentence _________________, or when words are combined to form_________________________ sentences.
_______________________ refers to the meaning of words.
_________________________ refers to using language properly
______________________ can be used positively as a ________________ of
__________________-____________________ and language development.
_______________________ what is considered ______________________ right or wrong is a process
Younger _________________________ respond to _________________ and
_______________________ instead of making moral decisions
They are in _____________________ first level of moral development or _____________________________ _________________________.