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Instructions: In order to properly write positive behavior goals and create intervention plans, teachers and educators must be able to conduct observations of students and accurately define the behavior in observable terms. Read through the following case studies (Tom download, Kyle download, Billy download, Angie download) and choose one student that you will focus on for this assignment. As you read through the case studies, think about how the student fits the disability focus you have chosen for this course and the Week Six assignment.

After reading the case study, create a classroom incident that is aligned to the students’ characteristics. 

Provide a document that includes the following:

  • Identify the student by name and age, and describe the learning situation.
  • Explain the antecedent (what happened before the behavior happened).
  • Describe the behavior in concrete, observable, and objective terms.
  • Function of behavior (attention, escape, access/control, sensory/stimulation) and rationale for choice

The Visual Interpretation paper

  • Must be three to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least three scholarly sources, which may include your course text.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
  • Exhibit meticulous use of grammar, spelling, organization, and usage throughout your submission.