2nd Quarter GATE Classes

6th - 8th GATE (Tuesdays)


6th - 8th Grade

2:40 - 3:40 PM

AREVALO, Room 702

2nd Quarter 4th - 5th GATE (Thursdays)


4th - 5th Grade

2:40 - 3:40 PM

AREVALO, Room 702

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Characteristics of Giftedness

The following are characteristics that are common among gifted individuals. Not all gifted children display all of these characteristics at all times.


Is unusually attentive to details in the environment

Keeps at an issue until it makes sense

Displays unexpected depth of knowledge in one or more areas

Has accelerated task commitment and energy while learning

Wants to do things on own; independent


Asks penetrating questions

Is curious; asks how, why, and what if

Asks questions about words (in print and/or oral language)


Expresses similarities and differences between unrelated objects

Uses time concepts

Expresses relationships between past and present experiences

Sees another's point of view

Spontaneously takes action to help someone in need

Shows non-verbal awareness of other's needs

Has high expectations of self and others

Deep, intense feelings and reactions

Highly sensitive

Learning & Reasoning

Rapid learner; puts thoughts together quickly

Excellent memory

Unusually large vocabulary and complex sentence structure for age

Advanced comprehension of word nuances, metaphors and abstract ideas

Enjoys solving problems, especially with numbers and puzzles

Often self-taught reading and writing skills as preschooler

Thinking is abstract, complex, logical, and insightfulAnalyzes classroom tasks

Sees cause and effect relationships

Organizes collections of things

Longer attention span and intense concentrationImagination/Creativity

Makes up or expands songs, stories and riddles about learning experiences

Creates interesting shapes or patterns

Longer attention span and intense concentration

Preoccupied with own thoughts—daydreamer

Learn basic skills quickly and with little practice

Interest in experimenting and doing things differently

Puts idea or things together that are not typical


Keen and/or unusual sense of humor

Says or does something indicating a finely developed sense of humor

Catches an adult's subtle humor

Understands and uses puns and riddles

"Plays" with language

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