PROMPT: As children move through middle childhood, parental influence is accompanied by a number of outside influences that can shape and impact development during this stage. These outside influences include peers, schools, television/video games and stress.
For this assignment, you will write an essay style paper detailing which outside influence you believe has a significant impact on middle childhood development outside of the home. Paper should include the following aspects:
- Introduction to your chosen influence and why you chose it.
- Research: Find two current (within the past 5-7 years) research articles that support your belief or refute your belief regarding your chosen influence on development. Summarize each article individually to include purpose of the research, brief description of the methodology of the research (do not include specific statistics) and the findings of the research.
- Conclusion: Write a concluding paragraph discussing how your opinion may or may not have changed on the topic based on your research. Also, include in your conclusion, two or three strategies for managing this influence.
Title page, Essay, and Reference page
Essay style paper not including title page, essay, and reference page
TIMES NEW ROMAN 12 FONT
SUMMARIZE IN OWN WORDS/JUST TWO (2) IN TEXT CITATIONS
NO GRAMMAR ISSUES/NO ERRORS
3-4 CREDIBLE SCHOLARLY SOURCES REFERENCES/published, peer-reviewed sources required
*****The paper addresses the issues specified by the assignment.
*****An introductory paragraph is included that clearly identifies your chosen influence and why it was chosen
*****Paper provides professional and comprehensive coverage of the topic in a clear and succinct fashion, assertions are clearly supported by evidence; Assignment meets required length.
*****Research article 1 includes a summary of the purpose of the research, methodology and findings. Research is current (within the past 5-7 years)
*****Research article 2 includes a summary of the purpose of the research, methodology and findings. Research is current (within the past 5-7 years)
******A clear concluding paragraph is included as well as 2 or 3 strategies
*****No spelling, grammar, punctuation or other writing structural errors. Written work is clearly presented and APA structure. Guidelines for paper are met or exceeded. Transitions are logical and appropriate.