Present Level of Performance

  1. Is there sufficient information on what the child is doing now?
    ____ strengths
    ____ needs related to the child's disability
    ____ parent concerns

  2. How does the child's disability affect progress in the general curriculum?

  3. Does the PLOP establish a baseline of information about the child?
    ____ measurable - means observable (you can see it, hear it, count it)
    ____ functional - means useful in the child's daily environment
    ____ identifies any special factors
    ____ describes both academic and non-academic areas
    ____ includes results of most recent evaluation or re-evaluation (e.g. formal and informal educational performance data, state and/or district assessments)

Annual Goal

  1. What can the child accomplish in 12 months?
    ____ related to the disability
    ____ related to the Wisconsin academic standards/general curriculum
    ____ functional
    ____ measurable

  2. Is the goal stated in the following terms:
    The child - will do what - to what level/degree?

  3. Does the goal apply to a variety of situations and activities?

  4. Can you describe the behavior the child will be doing when the goal is reached?

Short Term Objectives/Benchmarks

  1. What will the child need to do to achieve each annual goal?
    ____ at least 2 per each goal
    ____ a precursor step or building block skill
    ____ measurable

  2. Do the short-term objectives define the intermediate steps to a goal?
    The child - will do what - to what level/degree- under what conditions?

  3. Do the benchmarks identify major milestones in achieving a goal?
    The child - will do what - to what level/degree - by when?

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