Development of 9-11 Year Olds

Emotional Development

development within themselves

  • Self-esteem tends to rise
  • Can view situations from others point of view
  • Become more competitive
  • Better control of anger

development involving others

  • Become accepting of parent/family beliefs
  • Admire and imitate older youth
  • Question authority
  • Feel more peer pressure
  • Feel attraction to the opposite sex