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Teacher Nomination Form

Student Name:  _______________________________        Grade:  _________________
Teacher Name:  _______________________________        Date:  __________________

Check the column which best describes the student’s classroom performance. Listed below is a range of possible characteristics and behaviors. Indicate whether the student demonstrates the characteristic or behavior often, sometimes, or seldom. Cite specific examples of the behavior by writing in the space provided or attaching a written narrative or student work.

Characteristic:
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Science

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Learns science concepts more rapidly: able to make connections between broader science concepts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learns science concepts more rapidly: may become easily bored

 

 

 

 

 

 

Likes structure and detail: can reflect upon validity and reliability of data

 

 

 

 

 

 

Likes structure and detail: Obsessive over small details

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retains science information easily: remembers details

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retains science information: becomes negative if pace is slow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Characteristic:
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Some-
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Science

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Abstract thinking skills:  analyzes complex problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abstract thinking skills:  makes complex problems unnecessarily complex

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intellectual scientific interest:  interest in science projects and research

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intellectual scientific interest: explores scientific topics beyond time constraints

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senses discrepancies: uses superior logical reasoning

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senses discrepancies: may be argumentative

 

 

 

 

 

Unusual curiosity: is curious why things are as they are

 

 

 

 

 

Unusual curiosity: constant questioning becomes annoying

 

 

 

 

 

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