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Critical Skills to Teach First

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1.  What is one reason why misbehavior occurs?
  1. Student doesn't want to listen to teacher
  2. Student doesn't know what is expected
  3. Student likes to bother other peers
  4. Student wants to make the teacher mad
2.  What is another reason why misbehavior occurs?
  1. Student cannot do the expected behavior
  2. Student is not paying attention
  3. Student likes getting in trouble
  4. Student does what he/she wants to do
3.  Students need __________ before we can teach them academic skills.
  1. To listen
  2. To do what they're told
  3. Essential critical skills
  4. To love to learn
4.  An example of a critical essential skill for that is needed to be prepared for learning is:
  1. Walking
  2. Counting
  3. Sitting
  4. Reading
5.  A second example of a critical essential skill for that is needed to be prepared for learning is:
  1. Waiting
  2. Skipping
  3. Singing
  4. Raising your hand
6.  When teaching a student to give up an item, another strategy is:
  1. Talk to the student until he gives up the item
  2. Give a count down to prepare student for letting go of the item
  3. Reinforce the student after he gives up the item
  4. B and C
7.  When teaching a student to transition, which is a strategy to support learning that skill?
  1. Give the student a 2 minute countdown or warning
  2. Provide a physical prompt to help her get to the new task
  3. Let the student stay where she is at until she is ready to move to a new task
  4. A and B
8.  When teaching a student to transition, one strategy to help the student learn the skill is:
  1. Allow the student as much time as he needs to transition
  2. Practice what the transition looks like and where materials go
  3. Provide minimal supervision and feedback during transitions
  4. Assume he knows what is expected of him when he transitions
9.  When the teacher says its time for lunch, the student sits in his desk and continues to work on the previous task. What skill needs to be taught?
  1. Sitting
  2. Transitioning
  3. Waiting
  4. Giving up items
10.  When the teacher says it's time to put away the iPad, the student begins to cry and runs away from the teacher. What skill needs to be taught?
  1. Sitting
  2. Transitioning
  3. Waiting
  4. Giving up items