Observation Paper

Observation Paper

Instructions abstract, As discussed the first night of class, each of you student will observe one child (not your own) during the first half of the term. The assignment is due the fifth week. You may observe the child in his/her home, school, or at play. The observation should last between 30 minutes to 1 hour. You will write a short paper two to three page paper detailing what behaviors were observed, and how these observations relate to what you have read in the text or learned in class applies to the child’s behavior. The paper will be written in APA format. CAUTION: DO NOT interact with the child. This is an observational assignment. Remember you DO let someone in authority know what you are doing (i.e. parents, teacher, pastor, etc.). Enjoy the assignment!