Explain the Difference Between Sequence of Development and Rate of Development and Why the Difference Is Important.

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CYP3.1 Outcome 1.2
Explain the difference between sequence of development and rate of development and why the difference is important.

It is important to know the difference between the sequence and the rate of development as it helps to identify the Childs needs during the stages of their school years. It is crucial to plan effectively ensuring the child receives the support they need in the areas they find most difficult in, for example physical development shows a pacific pattern; a baby will learn to hold their head up before learning to sit unaided or a child will learn to walk before they can run. Another example is a child of 4 should be capable of writing their own names and drawing basics pictures such as shapes before
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d squabble and argument * Children responding well to adult praise and recognition | | Five to six years | * Keen to understand follow rules | | Seven to nine years | * Clear difference in play activities that interest boys and girls * Co-operative play with children having stable friendships * Play that involves turn taking * Understand rules and consequences * Tell others the rules and are keen to point out when rules have been broken | | Nine to eleven years | * Enthusiasm when given areas of responsibility * Greater co-ordination and speed when carrying out both fine and large movements * Stable friendship that are usually same-sex * Awareness of consequences of behaviour and increased thoughtfulness | | Eleven to thirteen years | * Enjoyment when with their friends | | Thirteen to sixteen years | * Confidence and enjoyment when with their friends * Thought and ideas that may be different to their parents | | Sixteen to nineteen years | * Good level of confidence in young people who have identified their future goals | |

Communication Childs age | Stage of development | Activities to support this area of development | New born | * Crying in order to communicate for their needs | | One month | * Stops crying because they heard familiar voice | | Three months | * Excitement when it’s time to feed | | Six months | * Babbling, laughing and squealing | | Nine months | *

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