Book Title
Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom 3rd Edition

EDUK 78670

July 27, 2017
Punishment can only be defined by the effect on the behavior. If the behavior is not
weakened or eliminated, punishment has not occurred.
a. true
b. false
Rules must always reflect the age and ability levels of your students.
a. true
b. false
Mr. Rizzo teaches American history. When the bell rings at the end of the period, his
students get ready to leave the class. They do not get ready to leave until they hear the
bell. This response to the bell ringing is called
a. intermittent reinforcement.
b. Premack Principal.
c. stimulus control.
d. extrinsic reinforcement.
Ms. Jacobs developed five rules for her students: No talking; No leaving seats; and No
horseplay. Ms. Jacobs taught the rules and had students practice the rules during the
first few weeks of school. However, her students continued to have behavior problems,
especially during transitions. Transitions took a long time, and students were usually
loud and rowdy while transitioning. Which of the following will help Ms. Jacobs get
better behaviors from her students?
a. add punishment
b. state the rules in positive terms
c. create procedures stated in positive terms to complement the rules
d. b and c