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Ch 8: Psychology Basics for Elementary School

About This Chapter

Included in this chapter are text lessons that will help elementary school students learn some basic topics from psychology. Have your children or students read over these lessons to assist them with their studies on important psychological issues and concepts.

Psychology Basics for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

Given the fairly complex nature of topics from the field of psychology, it's a good idea to have comprehensive and easy-to-use study guides on hand when teaching psychological topics to elementary school-aged children. If you have an elementary school student, or elementary-aged child, who is currently studying psychology, you can help them with their studies by having them read through the helpful online text lessons included in this chapter. In addition to these helpful lessons, that chapter also offers comprehensive practice quizzes, and a final exam, that parents or teachers can use to determine how well their child or student has understood these topics.

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with basic psychology will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about psychology.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding basic psychology topics
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about fractions
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning psychology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about emotions and self esteem
  • Students who struggle to understand their psychology teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra psychology resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover basic psychology topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about basic psychology.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands fractions by completing the Psychology Basics for Elementary School chapter exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 8: Psychology Basics for Elementary School
What are Emotions? - Lesson for Kids

1. What are Emotions? - Lesson for Kids

You experience emotions every day. In fact, you most likely experience many different emotions every day. Come and learn about what emotions are, the science behind them and healthy ways to express yourself.

Self-Esteem Definition: Lesson for Kids

2. Self-Esteem Definition: Lesson for Kids

Your self-esteem is very important to your well-being and quality of life. Come and learn what self-esteem is, the characteristics of high and low self-esteem, and how you can best care for your self-esteem.

Optical Illusions: Lessons for Kids

3. Optical Illusions: Lessons for Kids

Optical illusions are an amazing product of art and science. Come and learn about what optical illusions are, their history, and try out a few examples yourself.

Sigmund Freud Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

4. Sigmund Freud Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

Sigmund Freud was a physician and researcher who is well known for his theories about the human brain and human behavior. In this lesson, you will learn some facts about his life and achievements.

The Id, Ego, & Superego Theory for Kids

5. The Id, Ego, & Superego Theory for Kids

Has there been a time that you really wanted to do something you know you shouldn't do? Maybe you wanted to steal something, or hurt someone. According to Sigmund Freud, there is a reason for this.

Multiple Intelligences Lesson for Kids: Definition & Explanation

6. Multiple Intelligences Lesson for Kids: Definition & Explanation

Are you 'smart?' Howard Gardner says that there are many different ways to be smart. In this lesson, you'll learn about each of these ways and what types of jobs or activities go along with each one.

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