Characteristics

  • Common Characteristics of Gifted Children

    • expresses curiosity about many things
    • asks thoughtful questions
    • has an extensive vocabulary and uses complex sentence structure
    • is able to express him/herself well
    • solves problems in unique ways
    • has a good memory
    • exhibits unusual talent in art, music or drama
    • exhibits an especially original imagination
    • uses previously learned data in new contexts
    • is well able to order things in logical sequences
    • discusses and elaborates on ideas
    • is a fast learner
    • works independently and uses initiative
    • exhibits wit and humor
    • has a sustained attention span or is willing to persist on challenging tasks
    • is very observant
    • shows talent in making up and telling stories
    • is interested in reading
    • self manager in own learning
    • seek older children as playmates

     

     

    Traits of Giftedness