# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144308006

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the development of personality.


Explanation should include the following psychological theories:
  • Maslow's hierarchy of human needs
  • Erikson's stages of psychosocial development
  • Freud's theory of personality development
  • Piaget's theory of cognitive development

Process/Skill Questions

  • How does Maslow's hierarchy of human needs relate to personality development?
  • How do unmet needs impact personality development?
  • What are the distinguishing characteristics of Erikson's eight stages of development in terms of the development of personality?
  • What are Freud's three levels of awareness?
  • What are Freud's descriptions of id, ego, and superego, and how are they involved in personality development?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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