Discrete and Chained Tasks

Discrete and Chained Tasks
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Part I
Type the items below on the chart attached above as either discrete or
chained tasks. Remember, discrete tasks are responses that consist of a
single step. Chained tasks, on the other hand, are responses with multiple
steps linked together in a sequence that result in a single skill. Then
answer the questions at the end of the form.
Making a bed
Crossing a street
Reading a stop sign
Tying a shoe
Filling out a check
Eating a bite of food
Grasping a door knob
Mailing a letter
Making juice
Drawing a circle
Matching capital to state
Combing hair
Zipping a jacket
Part II
Work with a student in your classroom on developing their skill with a chained task or observe the teacher working with students on a
specific chained task. Remember that the task does not need to be
one of those listed above. It can be working on any kind of task that involves multiple steps. Use the Critical Incident Analysis template to
describe your experience and reflect. This reflection should align with Danielson Domain 3 – Instruction (see standards below and/or
ONLINE Field Experience Students
Part 1: Complete Part 1 according to the directions provided above.
Part 2: Describe how you would teach one of the tasks above to a student with a low-incidence disability with the goal of the student mastering the selected task after one week of instruction (5 lessons).