Gifted Child
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If your child is in school now, think back to when your child was a pre-schooler when answering the questions.
1. Did the child speak early, forming simple sentences by 18 months?
2. Did the child learn to walk by 8 or 9 months?
3. Did the child learn to read at an early age?
4. Does the child ask lots of questions and keeps asking related questions?
5. Do you have to focus or concentrate to answer his/her questions?
6. Does the child have a large vocabulary and use good sentence structure and grammar?
7. Does the child learn more quickly and seem to have a better memory than most children?
8. Did the child count and group numbers at an early age or does he/she use number concepts easily and correctly (half, quarter, percent, etc.)?
9. Does the child often link ideas to other related ideas (planes and birds) or to novel, new ideas?
10. Is the child an avid reader, enjoying all types of books?
11. Does the child have a wide general knowlege and interest in the world?
12. Is the child extremely curious and able to concentrate for long periods of time when doing something he/she enjoys?
13. Does the child enjoy problem-solving, often making original connections?
14. Is the child a perfectionist and sets very high standards for him/herself?
15. Does the child lose interest when asked to do the same task repeatedly?
16. Does the child get frustrated with writing because it takes too much time?
17. Does the child have an unusual and vivid imagination?
18. Does the child have strong feelings and opinions?
19. Does the child have an odd sense of humor?
20. Does the child use reasoning, logic, and relationships to draw conclusions for complex issues?

Total 'Yes' (out of 20 possible)

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