Adjustment Difficulty in Middle Childhood

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Which of the following statements is TRUE about a child's adjustment to changes that occur during middle childhood?

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1. Olivia had a run-in with a couple of aggressive students at her middle school. She recently began complaining of headaches in the morning, which keep her home from school. Olivia is LIKELY experiencing _____.

2. Approximately _____ of children in middle childhood develop a serious anxiety.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are some issues that could hinder children who are trying to adjust to the changes inevitable in middle childhood? This quiz and corresponding worksheet will assess your understanding of specific problems inherent to those in this age group.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The term used for being at peace with changing thoughts and behavior
  • The term that refers to the fear of going to school
  • The period that refers to ages 7-12
  • The percentage of children who develop anxiety
  • The main predictor of childhood depression

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about adjustment issues facing children in middle childhood
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding anxiety in children
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the signs of depression in middle childhood

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Adjustment Difficulty in Middle Childhood. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define adjustment as used in psychological terms
  • Discuss the two major issues impeding adjustment in middle childhood
  • Use examples to illustrate these issues
  • Provide information on the fear of going to school
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