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. * 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

Reading Fluency BASELINE DATA: __ WCPM with __% accuracy (level __)

When given a passage on reading level __, * will read the passage with a fluency rate of __ words correct per minute (WCPM) and with an accuracy rate of at least 85%. * will be assessed using fluency probes administered approximately every 2-3 weeks. PA CC.1.2.8.L

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. * 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. * 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. * 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. * 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. * should be assessed approximately every 3+ weeks using the Academic Vocabulary Assessment (WeaverLearn.com/vocab). PA CC.1.2.6.J

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). * will be formally assessed approximately every 2-3 weeks. PA CC 2.2.8.B.3

Math (Word Problem Solving) BASELINE PROFICIENCY: __%

Given probes that assess *'s ability to solve multi-step, real world word problems with mixed operations, * will solve the problems with at least 80% accuracy on two separate probes within the same academic year. * will be formally assessed approximately every 2-3 weeks. PA CC.2.2.4.A.1

Math (Verbal Problem Solving) BASELINE PROFICIENCY: __%

Given probes that assess *'s ability to verbally solve grade level __ math problems, * will solve these problems, averaging at least 80% on the Verbal Math Problem Solving Rubric (WeaverLearn.com) each quarter for three consecutive quarters. Although assessments may occur multiple times each week, the aim is to formally assess * at least every 2-3 weeks. PA CC.2.2.4.A.1

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

Given assignments in core academic classes, * will submit __% of __ assignments on time for two consecutive quarters. * 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. * 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. * will be assessed using weekly check-ins with the Binder-Folder Organization Rubric found at WeaverLearn.com. PA CC 13.3.8

Behavioral Goal BASELINE: __%

GOAL: Given/During __________ (CONDITION), __________ STUDENT will ___________ (SPECIFIC POSITIVE BEHAVIOR), scoring at least 3 or higher on the "Identified Behaviors Rating Survey" (WeaverLearn.com) for three consecutive quarters. _____will be assessed approximately once every week using the "Identified Behaviors Rating Survey" (teacher and self-rating survey). PA CC 13.3.8.

Behavioral Goal BASELINE: __%

Using the CICO (Check-In/Check-Out) Sheet at WeaverLearn.com (rating __'s behavior in the areas of being responsible, respectful, and safe), __ will obtain daily/weekly teacher ratings with 90% fidelity for all designated classes, and achieve an average behavior score rating of 95% or higher for all recorded classes. __ will achieve these average scores for two consecutive quarters. (Note: If __ achieves 90% or higher for 6 consecutive weeks, __'s use of the CICO sheet may be faded to weekly summaries at the discretion of the IEP team.) 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.) PA CC 13.3.8.

Oral Participation BASELINE: average __x/day

Using the daily oral participation record at WeaverLearn.com, * will document appropriate incidents of oral participation in class each day (i.e., raising hand and asking a question, making a relevant comment, etc.), averaging at least __ incidents per day for two consecutive quarters. Teachers may be consulted for corroborating feedback and overall impressions, with progress monitoring check-ins occurring approximately once per week. PA CC.1.5.8.A

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