# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist I--Preparation Task 2040188505

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Format letters, memos, and reports from prepared, rough-draft, or student-composed materials.

Definition

Formatting procedures should include
  • formatting letters (personal business, modified block, and block)
  • formatting memos (simplified memo and standard)
  • formatting unbound reports, including citations
  • using templates for fax memos, letters, reports, and other documents and publications
  • creating templates for frequently used and individualized documents
  • creating or inserting charts.

Related Standards of Learning

English

9.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to understand, analyze, and gain meaning from texts.
  2. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  3. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, and impact.
  4. Recognize an author’s intended purpose for writing and identify the main idea.
  5. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  6. Identify characteristics of expository, technical, and persuasive texts.
  7. Identify a position/argument to be confirmed, disproved, or modified.
  8. Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information.
  9. Analyze, organize, and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, complete a task, or create a product.
  10. Differentiate between fact and opinion and evaluate their impact.
  11. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  12. Use the reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Business Skills and Knowledge

 

Computer Applications

 

Database Design & Applications

 

Spreadsheet Applications

 

Word Processing

 

Microsoft Imagine Academy Resources

[3.139] Word 2010: Intermediate Skills—E-Learning Module 1

[4.104] Word 2010: Editing a Document—Lesson 2

[5.263] Word 2010 Term Project: Lesson 1—Project 1

NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication

Compose and produce a variety of business messages and reports using correct style, format, and content.

  

Compose and produce executive summaries.

  

Compose appropriate messages for specific audiences.

  

Compose simple requests for information, reports, and summaries.

  

Integrate functions of word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and presentation applications to various workplace scenarios.

  

Use basic applications (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, and graphics).

 

NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology

Use productivity software to create documents, research topics and take notes, categorize data, and perform calculations to improve academic achievement across the curriculum.