The textbook highlights four distinct styles of parenting: authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved. Conduct an Internet search to broaden your
understanding of these styles.
Write a short essay (500-750 words) in which you:
First, define each style.
Then, explore each style’s effect on the socioemotional development of a 10-year-old child.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Part 1: Writing a Play
Read the articles assigned for this topic and conduct additional research on the Internet or through the GCU Library. Use your knowledge to write a one-act play about
a small group of friends.
Through the dialogue, the children should exhibit evidence of being in the concrete-operational period of cognitive development.
Be as creative in the dialogue of your scene as you can, remembering that at this stage children, according to the textbook, become “less egocentric, rarely confuse
appearances with reality, and are able to reverse their thinking.”
Set the scene and include acting and stage direction, if necessary and appropriate.
Your creative work should be between 500-750 words.
Give your play a name.
Part 2: Summary
Write a summary of approximately 200 to 300 words in which you analyze and explain ethical and cultural strategies for promoting resilience, optimum development, and
wellness in middle childhood.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a scoring guide. Please review the scoring guide prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful
You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
This assignment meets the following CACREP Standards:
2.F.3.b. Theories of learning.
2.F.3.c. Theories of normal and abnormal personality development.
2.F.3.e: Biological, neurological, and physiological factors that affect human development, functioning, and behavior.
2.F.3.i. Ethical and culturally relevant strategies for promoting resilience and optimum development and wellness across the lifespan.