Grandparenting: Interacting with Grandchildren, Grandparenting Styles & Key Issues


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Which of the following is NOT a type of grandparent identified by Neugarten?

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1. Melissa and Richard have one grandchild, Kevin. They see Kevin on his birthday and over the Christmas holidays, but that's it. What kind of grandparents are Melissa and Richard?

2. Which term is interchangeable with surrogate grandparent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the '60s, Neugarten theorized a number of grandparenting styles. This quiz tests you on those styles, as well as possible issues with them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This grandparenting quiz tests your ability to:

  • Determine what is and is not a type of grandparenting Neugarten found
  • Recognize a type of grandparent from a given description
  • Remember the term that is interchangeable with surrogate grandparent
  • Understand major issues with surrogate grandparents
  • Know when supplementary parenting may occur

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw relevant information from the lesson on grandparenting styles
  • Critical thinking - use your critical thinking skills to examine information concerning the grandparenting style that sticks to cultural expectations
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about surrogate grandparents

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Grandparenting: Interacting with Grandchildren, Grandparenting Styles & Key Issues can provide you with further details on this topic and covers the following objectives:

  • List and explain grandparenting styles
  • Examine the possible issues with primary grandparents
  • Explain possible detriments to supplementary grandparenting