Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Fall 1983

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Sherrie A. Chrysler

Second Committee Member

Glenn Madsen

Third Committee Member

Dale LeFevre


The problem was that the Brigance Inventory of Essential Skills gives a good assessment of skills a student possesses, but it does not provide activities or materials necessary to teach the objectives. A special education teacher who instructs a wide range of students with different handicapping conditions could benefit from an assessment tool that coordinates objectives with activities and materials.