A Bright Child
  • Knows the answers
  • Is interested
  • Is attentive
  • Has good ideas
  • Works hard
  • Answers the questions
  • Top group
  • Listens with interest
  • Learns with ease
  • 6-8 repetitions for mastery
  • Understands ideas
  • Enjoys peers
  • Grasps the meaning
  • Completes assignments
  • Is receptive
  • Copies accurately
  • Enjoys school
  • Absorbs information
  • Technician
  • Good memorizer
  • Is alert
  • Is pleased with own learning
  • Enjoys straightforward sequential presentation

A Gifted Child
  • Asks the questions
  • Is highly curious
  • Is mentally and physically involved
  • Has wild, silly ideas
  • Plays around, yet tests well
  • Discusses in detail, elaborates
  • Beyond the group
  • Shows strong feelings and opinions
  • Already knows
  • 1-2 repetitions for mastery
  • Constructs abstracts
  • Prefers adults
  • Draws inferences
  • Initiates projects
  • Is intense
  • Creates a new design
  • Enjoys learning
  • Manipulates information
  • Inventor
  • Good guesser
  • Is keenly observant
  • Is highly self-critical
  • Thrives on complexity