• The following list is a helpful list of what a gifted student "looks" like

    The Bright Child

    The Gifted Child


    Knows the answers

    Asks the questions

    Is interested

    Is highly curious

    Is attentive

    Is mentally and physically involved

    Works hard

    Plays around, yet tests well

    Answers the questions

    Discusses in detail, elaborates

    Is in the top group

    Is beyond the group

    Listens with interest

    Shows strong feelings and opinions

    Learns with ease

    Already knows

    Needs 6-8 repetitions for mastery

    Needs 1-2 repetitions

    Understands ideas

    Constructs abstractions

    Enjoys peers

    Prefers adults

    Grasps the meaning

    Draws inferences

    Completes assignments

    Initiates projects

    Is receptive

    Is intense

    Copies accurately

    Creates a new design