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The advances in thought that occur in the pre operational stage
1. intuitive thought-the use of primitive reasoning develops
children begin to understand functionality-the concept that actions, events and outcomes are related to one another in fixed patterns
-the begin to understand the concept of identity that certain things stay the same regardless of changes
symbolic function
the ability to use symbols or mental representations, and nhumbers, or images to which a person has attached meaning, most evident in pretend play
Language is also a _________.
symbolic function
Bye Age 6, the average child has a vocabulary of _________ words
At age 3, sentences are often _______ and _______ and mostly ___________. Can ask and answer what and where questions.
short and simple and mostly declarative.
At age 4-5, sentences average _______words and may be declarative, __________, interrogative, or imperative.
4-5 words negative
At age 5-7, speech has become more adult likem longer, more complicated, more conjunctions, prepositions, and articles. Use of ___________ and ________ sentences and can handle _________ parts of speech
complex sentences, and can handle all parts of speech
By the age of 3, they are able to describe themselves in terms of ____________.
By age 4, children begin to make ____________ about two different aspects of themselves, ___________ and social acceptance.
*evaluative judgements
cognitive and physical competence
- begin to develop thier particular culture "the individual" Individualistic
By the time they are __ or__, preschoolers distinguish bw members of different races andbegin to understand the significance of race in society.
3 or 4
By age 4-5, children develop _________, a belief that people are permanantly males or females, depending on the fixed biological pattern
Gender constancy
Piaget's theory of Moral development focuses on _____________.
the moral reasoning of children
According to Piaget, __________ is the initial stage of moral development from age 4-7, in which rules are seen as invarients, unchangable, and beyond people's influence and control
Heteronomous Morality
youngsters in this stage do not take intentions into account
The next stage, according to Piaget, is the _____________ (7-10), when children become more social and learn the rules, and they play according to a shared conception of the rules.
*incipient cooperation stage
According to Piaget, during the autonomous cooperation stage, beginning at 10, chiildren become fully aware that game _________ can be __________ if the people who play them agree.
rules can be modified if the people who play them agree