Social Issues in Middle Childhood & Their Effects on Development


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The period of life between ages seven and twelve is called _____.

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1. Causing social isolation through social exclusion or spreading rumors is called _____.

2. Studies have shown that households with mothers who work outside the home are often more _____ than those with at-home mothers.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess what you know about family, school, and social issues that affect kids in the middle childhood stage of development. Some of the things you'll be quizzed on include the term for causing social isolation or spreading rumors and factors that can have a negative affect on academics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Term for spreading rumors or causing social isolation
  • Type of household that tends to be more egalitarian and structured
  • Factors that have a negative influence on academics
  • School issues that kids in middle childhood often face

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about middle childhood in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding family issues that can affect children in the middle childhood phase
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about school issues common during this age

Additional Learning

To learn more about this phase of development, review the related lesson called Social Issues in Middle Childhood & Their Effects on Development. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define middle childhood
  • Explore family issues in middle childhood
  • Discuss school issues that affect children of this age
  • Learn about relational aggression