The “Look Fors” in Highly Able Children


Gifted Observation Checklist

1-Not Observed, 2-Occasionally Observed, 3-Frequently Observed, 4-Consistently Observed
Processes new information quickly
Displays a broad range of knowledge
Understands concepts beyond their age level
Demonstrates strong reasoning skills
Perseveres when faced with challenging tasks
Works independently and with focus
Completes tasks in a thorough and thoughtful way
Asks probing questions (inquisitive)
Shares comments which demonstrate insight
Generates imaginative/unique ideas/solutions
Adapts, improves, extends, modifies ideas

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