Gifted Students: Common Traits & Misconceptions


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Which of the traits listed below is not characteristic of a typical gifted student?

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1. Which answer explains why the myth that all gifted students are happy and popular is not true?

2. Which choice debunks the myth that gifted students are easier to teach than mainstream students?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When you work through this quiz and worksheet you will test your knowledge of gifted learners. For the quiz, you need to be familiar with the characteristics of a typical gifted learner and the myths surrounding gifted students.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge on:

  • The myth that gifted learners are always happy and popular
  • Challenges of teaching gifted learners
  • Information about the myth that gifted students are easier to teach
  • Characteristics of a typical gifted learner

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on gifted learners
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the challenges of teaching gifted learners
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the myth that gifted students are easier to teach

Additional Learning

The lesson called Gifted Students: Common Traits & Misconceptions can help you get more information about gifted learners. The lesson was designed to help you obtain the following goals:

  • Understand all five myths that society believes is true about gifted learners
  • Learn about the importance of how gifted students avoid boredom
  • Define the term twice exceptional