How your child feels in third grade

How They Grow in Third Grade

 

Where They Are-

 The average eight-year-old is explosive, excitable, dramatic, and inquisitive. They:

    •     Possesses a "know-it-all" attitude.

    •     Is able to assume some responsibility for her actions.

    •     Actively seeks praise.

    •     May undertake more than she can handle successfully.

    •     Is self-critical.

    •     Recognizes the needs of others.

 

 Where They're Going-

 At eight years old, your child is learning how to set goals and understand the consequences of his behavior. You can help by encouraging him as he:

    •     Explores the relationships of feelings, goals, and behavior.

    •     Learns about choices and consequences.

    •     Begins setting goals.

    •     Becomes more responsible.

    •     Learns how to work with others.

 

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