CHILD DEVELOPMENT ANALYSIS
Child Development Analysis
While considering the list of questions below, please choose and view a children’s movie of your choice, with a rating of G or PG only. For this assignment, you will provide an analysis of the movie that addresses the following areas:
Please provide a brief summary of the movie by including the following:
The name of the movie.
The year of its release.
The movie’s rating, remembering that you should select a movie with a G or PG rating.
The themes or messages of the film.
The developmental age group that this film targets.
Considering the developmental age group that you have identified as the target for this movie.
Discuss the developmental task or crisis that is connected to this age group. One example may be autonomy versus shame and doubt.
Discuss the developmental tasks that are identified through theory, including chronological, physical, behavioral, and mental tasks.
Discuss how the chosen movie demonstrates the developmental tasks you have identified.
Provide an example of how this is displayed. How does the movie depict the resolution of this crisis? For example, if looking at autonomy versus shame and doubt, how does the character move from shame and doubt to the task of autonomy.
What diversity issues does the movie address? Consider gender, race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, culture, spirituality, or others.
Provide examples of the messages the movie provides about at least two diversity concepts that were relevant in the film.
Discuss the key concepts of relationships between adults and children in relation to developmental theories of the age group you have identified.
Provide an example of how the movie addressed relationships between adults and children.
Provide a summary of how this assignment will assist you within your social work practice.
Did you develop a new understanding of childhood development, theory, relationships, or culture?
Provide examples of how you will integrate your understanding of child development into your practice.
The assignment you submit is expected to meet the following requirements:
Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting standards. When referring to the movie in your paper, make sure to use APA format as well. On your reference page, include a reference for the film you watch and any other citations you have referred to in your paper. All literature cited should be current, with publication dates within the past five years.
Minimum of four double-spaced pages, not including title page, abstract, or reference list.
Times New Roman, 12 point.
Assignment must be submitted to your instructor in the courseroom no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday of this week.
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