School Adaptation Scale

1.    Very enthusiastic‚ interested in a lot of different things‚ likes to express his or her ideas.
2.    Rather high strung‚ tense‚ and nervous.
3.    Fights too much; teases‚ picks on or bullies other children.
4.    Usually in a happy mood; very cheerful.
5.    Doesn’t concentrate‚ doesn’t pay attention for long.
6.    Is polite‚ helpful‚ considerate of others.
7.    Very timid‚ afraid of new things or new situations.
8.    Is awfully restless‚ fidgets all the time‚ can’t sit still.
9.    Tells lies or fibs.
10.Is creative or imaginative.
11.Has a very strong temper; loses it easily.
12.Keeps to himself or herself; spends a lot of time alone.
13.Acts too young for his or her age‚ cries a lot or has tantrums.
14.Is disobedient at school.
Interest-Participation (I-P)‚ Cooperation-Compliance (C-C)‚ and Attention Span–Restlessness (A-R)
1 = Exactly like this child‚ 2 = Very much like this child‚ 3 = Pretty much like this child‚ 4= Somewhat like this child‚ 5 = A little like this child‚ 6 = Not at all like this child

Alexander‚ K.L.‚ Entwistle‚ D.R.‚ & Dauber‚ S.L. (1993). First-grade classroom behavior: It’s short- and long-term consequences for school performance. Child Development‚ 64(3)‚ 801-814.

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