IEP Sample Goals

Reading Comprehension BASELINE DATA: __% (level __)

When given an informational reading passage on instructional level __, __ will read the passage independently, answering comprehension questions with at least 90% accuracy on two probes within the same academic year. The student will be assessed using reading probes administered every 2-3 weeks (probes may assess sub-skills, but overall comprehension should be assessed at least twice each quarter). PA CC 1.2.8.A

Sentence BASELINE PROFICIENCY: __ %

Given assignments that require sentence writing, __ will write clear and meaningful complete sentences (vs. fragments or run-ons) with initial capital letter and appropriate end mark with at least __% accuracy on two separate assignments within the same academic year using the SENTENCE PROFICIENCY TARGETS at weaverlearn.com. The student will be assessed using bi-weekly work samples, but formal overall sentence analysis should be assessed at least 1x/quarter. PA CC 1.4.8.F

Simple Paragraph BASELINE PROFICIENCY: __%

Given assignments that require a paragraph response, __ will write a meaningful paragraph consisting of at least five sentences (topic sentence, detail 1, detail 2, detail 3, and concluding sentence), including transition words, with at least __% accuracy on two separate assignments within the same academic year using the SIMPLE PARAGRAPH rubric at weaverlearn.com. The student will be assessed using bi-weekly writing assignments (these assignments may assess sub-skills, but overall paragraph writing should be assessed at least 1x/quarter using the rubric.) PA CC 1.4.8.A

Argumentative Writing LEV 1 Baseline Proficiency: __%

Given assignments that require argumentative writing, __ will write a meaningful essay that includes a clearly stated position, is supported with convincing evidence, is logically arranged, and refutes opposing views, with at least __% accuracy on two separate assignments within the same academic year using the MAKE AN ARG. LEV. 1 rubric at weaverlearn.com. The student will be assessed using bi-weekly writing assignments (these assignments may assess sub-skills, but overall argumentative writing should be assessed at least 1x/quarter). PA CC 1.4.8.G

Argumentative LEV 2 Writing Baseline: __%

Given assignments that require argumentative writing, __ will write a meaningful essay that includes a clearly stated position, is supported with convincing evidence, is logically arranged, refutes opposing views, uses varied sentence length/structure, and includes figurative language with at least __% accuracy on two separate assignments within the same academic year using the MAKE AN ARG. LEV. 2 rubric at weaverlearn.com. The student will be assessed using bi-weekly writing assignments (these assignments may assess sub-skills, but overall argumentative writing should be assessed at least 1x/quarter). PA CC 1.4.8.G

Academic Vocabulary Baseline Proficiency: __%

Given the Academic Vocabulary Assessment (see WeaverLearn.com/vocab), __ will correctly identify the definitions of academic vocabulary terms with at least 90% accuracy on two separate assessments within the same academic year. The student should be assessed approximately every 3+ weeks using the Academic Vocabulary Assessment (WeaverLearn.com/vocab).

Math (Equation Solving) BASELINE PROFICIENCY: __%

Given probes that assess __’s ability to solve 1-step, 2-step, multi-step equations, and word problems with multi-step equations, __ will solve equations with at least 80% accuracy on two separate probes within the same academic year (progressing from 1-step to 2-step, multi-step, and multi-step w/word problems). The student will be formally assessed approximately every 2-3 weeks. PA CC 2.2.8.B.3

Career Ed. Skill (Work Completion) BASELINE: __%

Given assignments in core academic classes, __ will submit __% of __ assignments on time for two consecutive quarters. The student will be assessed using weekly PowerSchool checks. PA CC 13.3.8.A Determine attitudes and work habits that support career retention and advancement.

Career Ed. Skill (Task Tracking/Completion) BASELINE: __%

Given a planner/assignment book, __ will successfully record all homework assignments and upcoming projects in the assignment book with at least __% average proficiency for two consecutive quarters. The student will be assessed at least once per week using the Assignment Tracking Proficiency Checklist found at WeaverLearn.com. PA CC 13.3.8

Career Ed. Skill (Organization Skills) BASELINE: __%

Given a daily binder/folder organization checklist, and given unannounced weekly binder/folder checks with the LS teacher or paraprofessional, __ will present an organized binder or folders with at least __% average proficiency for two consecutive quarters. The student will be assessed using weekly check-ins with the Binder-Folder Organization Rubric found at WeaverLearn.com. PA CC 13.3.8

Behavioral Skill (Conflict Management) BASELINE: __%

Using the Daily Check-In sheet at WeaverLearn.com, __ will independently identify and use appropriate prevention strategies to manage conflict in real or simulated situations, completing each section of the Daily Check-In sheet (5 out of 5 tasks) for 21 consecutive days of data form completion. The form may be completed by student self-reporting or teacher interview during daily check-in time. (Note: This goal specifies “21 consecutive days of data form completion” - not necessarily 21 consecutive academic calendar days.)

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