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SPCL 7804 Human Development (Skinner): Session 9: Unit 3 – Middle & Late Childhood (cont.)

OER for Professor Jaye Skinner

Task List to Prepare for Class Session

Please complete the following PRIOR to our session:

  1. Complete the readings.
    • Text Ch. 5, pp.193-205
  1. Self-Reflect.
    • Consider your social-emotional development in middle and late childhood. How does the reading apply to you personally?
  2. Review for Quiz#9.
    • The 5-question multiple-choice quiz will be on the assigned reading.


In this session we will explore social-emotional development in middle and late childhood.  We will discuss the development of self, as well as moral development. We will also look at peer relationships and family life. We will begin with a quiz on the assigned reading and then discuss the material and engage in application activities.

VIDEO: Socialization is highly gendered

Citation: [National Geographic] (Dec 18, 2016) Hear Kids' Honest Opinions on Being a Boy or Girl Around the World | National Geographic [Video File]. Retrieved from