Written Assignment – Physical Development Assessment Tool

Written Assignment – Physical Development Assessment Tool

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Observation of all developmental domains is essential to prepare appropriate environments and activities for young children. Observation and assessment of physical development milestones enhances the ability as an educator to provide parents with information and identify possible issues for referral to a supportive agency.

Written Assignment – Physical Development Assessment Tool



Using the template and the handout, to create a physical development assessment based on your State Standards for Early Childhood Physical Development. All sections must be thoroughly completed, except measurement since you are not actually performing the assessment.

In the comments section of the template, include the following: 

  1. Describe how you will observe the children’s ability to meet each milestone (through a specific activity or free play observation, for example).
  2. Provide examples of suggestions that could be made if a child does not show signs of mastering the milestone.
  3. Address how you will use your observations to enhance your curriculum planning. 

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