Acceleration Options for Gifted Students


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These students rank in the top 10% for achievement when compared to their peers:

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1. Matching the gifted student's ability and level of motivation with advanced content is:

2. If Brendan is promoted from second grade to fourth grade because of his ability, this technique of acceleration is being used:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gifted students may need special arrangements in school to help them stay focused and engaged. Several acceleration options exist to accommodate these needs. The quiz asks you about common acceleration methods as well as relevant key terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will identify the terms for:

  • Students who are in the top 10% of their class
  • Matching a student's capabilities with the right type of coursework
  • The technique that includes promoting a student to a higher grade
  • The technique where students attend classes in a higher grade for certain topics
  • Keeping a student in class but assigning them different coursework

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about students in the top 10% of their class
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to name the method where students study certain topics at a higher grade level
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most essential information from the related lesson on accelerating gifted learners

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson called Acceleration Options for Gifted Students contains more insight into this topic. This lesson covers:

  • Common characteristics of gifted students
  • The definition of acceleration
  • How the Iowa Acceleration Scale works