Preconventional Morality: Definition & Concept


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Which American psychologist developed the stages of moral development?

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1. In what order do the stages of moral development occur?

2. What are the two phases of preconventional morality?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet will put your understanding of preconventional morality and its psychological roots to the test. Topics you'll encounter include the stages of moral development and the two phases of preconventional morality.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Who created the stages of moral development
  • Definition and phases of preconventional morality
  • Moral decisions

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the phases of preconventional morality
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify examples of decisions made in the first phase of preconventional morality
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding moral development and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about moral development, review the accompanying lesson called Preconventional Morality: Definition & Concept. This psychology lesson:

  • Details who developed the idea of moral development stages
  • Defines preconventional morality
  • Covers how children view moral issues
  • Gives examples of decisions made in each phase of preconventional morality