From Emotions to Advocacy
The Special Education Survival Guide by Pam & Pete Wright
Home > Short Term Objectives & Benchmarks
NEW! Wrightslaw Year in Review Series for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018
Short Term Objectives & Benchmarks
Key Question: What will the child need to be able to do to achieve each goal?
How do we get to the goals?
What are the intermediate steps(short-term objectives) to achieving the goal?
What are the major milestones(benchmarks) to achieving the goal?
Purpose: To outline measurable, intermediate steps between a student's present level of performance and the annual goal.
Definition: Short term objectives
- intermediate steps to a goal
Writing Strategy: Describe the behavior the child will be doing when the short-term objective or benchmark is achieved.
Our thanks to the staff of Cooperative Educational Service Agency #7 (CESA) for permission to use this document. This district was the winner of the Wrightslaw "Best School Sites Contest."
Copyright © 1999-2020, Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright. All rights reserved. Contact Us