Behavior Rating Scales: Definition, Development & Example


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What is a Behavior Rating Scale?

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1. The data from a Behavior Rating Scale can indicate if a student's behavior is _____.

2. In the first step of creating a Behavior Rating Scale, what should the collaborative team do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz yourself on Behavior Rating Scales (BRS). Answer multiple-choice questions on important topics like an explanation of a BRS and the data that's represented by these scales.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you understand the following points:

  • Collaborative team's first step in creating a BRS
  • Numerical points on a scale that tracks a student's behavior
  • Setting a reasonable goal for a student's behavior to change

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define a Behavior Rating Scale (BRS)
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ways a BRS depicts a student's behavior
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the first step with a collaborative team in creating a BRS and the best way to setting a reasonable goal for improvement

Additional Learning

Get some more information on rating student behavior with the accompanying lesson called Behavior Rating Scales: Definition, Development & Example. You'll be going over these topics:

  • The planning of behavioral interventions
  • Target behaviors
  • Frequency and duration in rating scales