In general, the ideal performance is described. Then behaviors that exemplify various levels of performance between the NOT YET level and OUTSTANDING are described. If necessary more than oen scale may be created because the behavior may be multifacted.
As an example:
The "ideal" performance of taking everything you need with you involves having your book bag, gym bag, lunch, etc. packed is really very involved. All of items that need to be taken out of the house by the subject the next day or in probable upcoming days are assembled, cleary arranged in the appropriate container, and taken on the right day.
Then ou write in description of the anchor points and rate.
GOOD PRACTICE IN PLACE BUT INCONSISTENT:
CONSISTENT USE OF GOOD PRACTICE:
ABOVE AND BEYOND: