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RATING SCALE (USED BY THE DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS) Personality: Read the definitions for each trait, use the descriptive phrases below the line as a guide, and then place an "X" any place on the line which best pictures the pupil in that trait. 1. SOCIABILITY--How well does this pupil get along with the other children in the

room? Is he well liked or generally disliked by the others? To what extent does he possess those qualities which attract others to him?

Vot well liked
Fairly well liked

Well liked
Quarrelsome

Neither over friendly Friendly Hostile

nor hostile

Pleasant 2. PARTICIPATION IN CLASS ACTIVITIES—To what extent does this pupil join

into the activities of the class? Does he participate whole-heartedly and actively or is he more inclined to withdraw from the activity?

Dislikes participating Fair degree of participation Enters into activities
Prefers working by self

whole-heartedly 3. CONSIDERATION FOR OTHERS—How much regard has the pupil for other child

ren's feelings, belongings and rights? Does he tease children? Does he frequently attempt to hurt them? Does he take their belongings? Or is he generally kind toward the others, and does he show respect for their property?

Frequently teases and Fairly considerate

Considerate and kindly hurts others

Neither kind nor cruel Does not destroy property Destroys property 4. TENACITY OF PURPOSE (stick-to-it-iveness)—Does the pupil generally persist

in his task until it is completed, or is he likely to give up after a short time? Is he likely to continue until finished regardless of the difficulties, or does he generally become discouraged easily and fail to complete the assignment?

Generally fails to finish Completes task if not too Generally completes task

job-Easily discouraged difficult nor too long Overcomes difficulties 5. TRUSTWORTHINESS-Consider the extent to which this pupil is truthful, honest,

and honorable. Can you generally rely on his work, or does he frequently tell falsehoods? Can you place confidence in him, or is he likely to steal or destroy property if not watched closely?

Not reliable
Fairly trustworthy

Very reliable,
Frequently lies

Generally tells the truth truthful, and honest Dishonest 6. REACTION TO AUTHORITY—How does the pupil react when told to do something

by the teacher? Does he obey willingly and pleasantly, or is he likely to be resentful or even protest violently?

Generally reacts

Obeys with fair degree Complies readily and resentfully to authority of willingness

willingly to authority Additional Information :(Make additional statements which will round out the above personality analysis and more completely describe the pupil.)

GENERAL REFERENCES
BIRMINGHAM, MARY Maude. Organizing a Special Class for Slow-Learning Children.

Understanding the Child, 18: 114-117, October 1949.
Buck, ELIZABETH W. Developing the Community's Responsibility for the Adjust-

ment of the Mentally Retarded. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 55:

407-413, January 1951. Jacob, WALTER. Mental Retardation: The Educators' Quandary. Training School

Bulletin, 48: 59-67, June 1951. JOHNSTONE, E. L. What Shall We Do with the Mentally Deficient? Mental Hygiene,

30: 296–302, April 1946. KIRK, SAMUEL A. and Johnson, G. ORVILLE, Educating the Retarded Child. Boston,

Houghton Mifflin Co., 1951. 434 p. NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF EDUCATION. 49th Yearbook, Part II, The

Education of Exceptional Children. Chicago, the Society, 1950. 350 p. OFFICE OF EDUCATION, FEDERAL SECURITY AGENCY. Statistics of Special Schools and

Classes for Exceptional Children, 1947–48 (Biennial Survey of Education in the United States, 1946-48). Washington, U. S. Government Printing Office,

1950. 82 p. Sloan, WILLIAM. Mental Deficiency, A Challenge to Education. Peabody Journal of

Education, 25: 167–74, January 1948. WAKE, ORVILLE W. The Education of Slow Learning Children. Training School

Bulletin, 45: 41-51, May 1948. YEPSON, Lloyd N. Subnormal Minds Are Abler Than You Think. Journal of

Rehabilitation, 15: 8-12, April 1949.

DIAGNOSIS AND INTERPRETATION
Doll, EDGAR A. Feeble-Mindedness vs Intellectual Retardation. Journal of

Educational Research, 40: 569-73, April 1947.
Font, MARION. Parental Reactions to Pscyhologic Measurement, American Journal

of Mental Deficiency, 56: 48-51, July 1951. HOLLINGSHEAD, MERRILL T. Patterns of Social Competence in Older Mental Re

tardates. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 56: 603-608, January 1952. JOLLES, ISAAC. The Importance of Psychological Diagnosis in the Illinois Program

for the Educable Mentally Handicapped. American Journal of Mental Deficiency,

54: 512-515, April 1950. RAIN, MARGARET E. Development of Social Maturity in Familial and Non-Familial

Mentally Deficient Children. Training School Bulletin, 48: 177-185, January

1952. SARASON, SEYMOUR B. Psychological Problems in Mental Deficiency. New York,

Harper and Bros., 1949.

366 p.

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
FARRELL, MALCOLM J., BRAZIER, MILDRED, and Shea, John T. A Day Class for

Community Pupils in an Institution for the Mentally Retarded. American
Journal of Mental Deficiency, 53: 187–192, October 1948.

HEGGE, THORLEIF. Some Problems and Methods in the Education of Mentally

Retarded Children. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 51: 660-665, April

1947. HIOFEMEISTER, NORMAN R. Development of a Curriculum for the Trainable Child.

American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 55: 495-501, April 1951. KahnLESSING A. An Approach to Character Development for the Mentally

Deficient. Training School Bulletin, 46: 36–47, May-June 1949. KRUSE, VERA G. One Day's Program in March: Core I (Low IQ Class). Occupa

tional Education, 8: 136-137, March 1951. MARTENS, Elise H. Curriculum Adjustments for the Mentally Retarded. Washington,

1. S. Government Printing Office, 1950. (Office of Education, Federal Security

Agency, Bulletin 1950, No. 2.) 100 p. MENZEL, MARIELLA. Methods and Techniques Used in Occupational Therapy

Treatment for the Imbecile. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 51: 286-295,

October 1946. NAMENY, GRACE WESTBERG. Inaugurating a Music Education Program for Mentally

Retarded. Journal of Exceptional Children, 15: 134-138, 160, February 1949. O'BRYAN, ALICE E. Plan for Core 1--Low IQ Class. Occupational Education,

8: 77-81, January 1951. ROEWER, WILLIAM E. A Program for the Trainable Mentally Deficient Child.

American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 56: 551-559, January 1952. SCHECK, Rose E. The Use of Experience Units in Teaching Mentally Deficient

Boys. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 45: 97-103, July 1940. SCHLOTTER, BERTHA. The Education of the Institutionalized Mental Defective by

Veans of a Social Program. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 51: 264-270,

October 1946. SCHORSCH, O. S. F., Sister M. JOSEPHA. Music Therapy for the Handicapped Child.

Education, 70: 434-439, March 1950. Sense Training for Low-Grade Children (Excerpts from the writings of Dr. Walter

E. Fernald). Training School Bulletin, 41: 138–143, November 1944. SMITH, REED M. The Training of Mentally Deficients in the Classroom. Training

School Bulletin, 41: 157-160, December 1944. WINDHAM, JOSEPHINE. One Year with a Special Education Class. Education,

70: 420-422, March 1950.

RECREATION AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
BRADLEY, A. J. Recreation for the Patients in the Institutions for Mental Defectives.

American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 51: 301-305, October 1946.
COHEN, Jacob. Survey of a Scouting Program in a School for Mental Defectives.

American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 50: 529,532, April 1946. PORTER, ROBERT M. Mentally Deficient Boys Go Camping. American Journal of

Mental Deficiency, 51: 748–754, April 1947. TOFTE, Donald F. Initiating and Developing a Recreational Program for Institu

tional Mental Defectives. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 55: 341-344,

January 1951. WESTWALL, ARTHUR E. Recreational Education and Social Integration in an Institu

tion for the Mentally Deficient. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 50: 524-528, April 1946.

USING COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Cianci, VINCENTZ. Home Training for Retarded Children. Training School Bulletin,

48: 131-139, November 1951. Di MICHAEL, SALVATORE, ed. Vocational Rehabilitation of the Mentally Retarded.

Washington, U. S. Government Printing Office, 1950. (Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Service Series 123). 184 p.

HENDERSON, LETTISHA. Recent Trends in Functioning Programs for the Mentally

Deficient. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 50: 478-484, January 1946. MCINTOSH, W.J. Follow-Up Study of One Thousand Non-Academic Boys. Journal

of Exceptional Children, 15: 166-170, 191, March 1949. RICHMOND, NAOMI S. Vocational Training in Sheltered Workshops. American

Journal of Mental Deficiency, 56: 344-348, October 1951. Sarason, SEYMOUR B. Aspects of a Community Program for the Retarded Child.

Training School Bulletin, 48: 201–207, February 1952. STEVENS, G. D. Utilizing Community Resources in Education of Mentally Handi

capped Children. The National Elementary Principal, 27: 25-28, April 1948. TIZARD, J., and O'CONNOR, N. The Employability of High-Grade Mental Defectives.

American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 54: 563-576, April 1950.

SPEECH IMPROVEMENT
GENS, GEORGE W. The Speech Pathologist Looks at the Mentally Deficient Child.

Training School Bulletin, 48: 19–27, April 1951.
WEISS, Deso A. Speech in Retarded Children. The Nervous Child, 9:21-30,

January 1951.

PARENT PARTICIPATION AND GUIDANCE
FOURACRE, MAURICE H. Improving the Relationships between the Community and

the Class for Mentally Retarded. Journal of Exceptional Children, 12: 108-112,

121, January 1946. GRIBBER, ANNE MARIE. Parental Attitudes toward Mentally Retarded Children.

American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 56: 475–183, January 1952. LAYCOCK, S. R. Helping Parents To Accept Their Children. Journal of Exceptional

Children, 18: 129-132, 160, February 1952. Marino, LEE J., Organizing Parents of Mentally Retarded Children for Participa

tion in the Mental Health Program. Mental Hygiene, 35: 14-18, January 1951. Mid-Century White House Conference on Children and Youth. A Healthy Per

sonality for Every Child. A Digest of the Fact-Finding Report. SAMPSON, Alan H. Parents Are on the Move. The Development of the National

Association of Parents and Friends of Mentally Retarded Children. Training

School Bulletin, 48: 120-122, October 1951. SCHUMACHER, HENRY C. A Program for Dealing with Mental Deficiency in Children

up to Six Years of Age. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 51: 52-56,

July 1946. SHEIMO, S. L. Problems in Helping Parents of Mentally Defective and Handicapped

Children. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 56: 42–47, July 1951. STERN, EDITH M. The Handicapped Child, a Guide for Parents. New York, A. A.

Wyn, Inc., 1950. 177 p. STERN, EDITH M. Problems of Organizing Parents' Groups. American Journal of

Mental Deficiency, 56: 11-17, July 1951. TEACH ME. St. Paul, Minn., Mental Health Unit, Division of Public Institutions,

Department of Social Security, 1945. 31 p. TESKA, PERRY T. Some Problems in the Adjustment of the Mentally Handicapped.

Journal of Consulting Psychology, 11: 276-280, October 1947.

AU, S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1952-208588

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