# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist II--Preparation NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
41 Proofread copy for format, content, grammar, spelling, and accuracy. NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication: Apply a variety of specific proofreading techniques to identify and correct errors. ♦ Proofread business documents to ensure that they are clear, correct, concise, complete, consistent, and courteous. ♦ Proofread documents to ensure correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. ♦ Use acceptable standards for grammar, punctuation, and word and number usage.
42 Edit documents. NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication: Edit and revise written work. ♦ Edit business documents to improve content and effectiveness.
44 Format letters, memos, and reports. NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication: Prepare formal and informal reports using suitable format and supplementing with appropriate graphics. ♦ Write coherent business messages, instructions, descriptions, summaries, and reports using appropriate formats.
54 Write numbers and letters legibly. NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication: Identify factors affecting the readability of text.
55 Verify data. NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication: Analyze and evaluate the integrity of print and digital information. ♦ Evaluate the quality and reliability of source information. ♦ Proofread business documents to ensure that they are clear, correct, concise, complete, consistent, and courteous.
68 Report on a business article. NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication: Analyze and synthesize information from published sources for group discussions and team-building activities.
69 Improve oral communication. NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication: Deliver extemporaneous and planned speeches with confidence. ♦ Demonstrate ability to speak persuasively for a specific cause. ♦ Discuss the preliminary steps involved in creating spoken presentations. ♦ Evaluate media and spoken presentations analytically and critically. ♦ Exchange ideas in a formal/informal setting. ♦ Express wants, needs, and feelings.
71 Demonstrate the ability to use electronic communications (e.g., email, IM, fax). NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication: Analyze routine business problems both individually and collaboratively and respond in print and digital message form. ♦ Compose digital communications such as email, text, and instant messaging. ♦ Organize and promptly respond to digital messages such as email, text, and instant messages.
72 Access information on the Internet. NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication: Find information on the Internet and in business databases and select appropriate materials for reports and presentations. ♦ Use a variety of references and resources (both printed and digital) when writing business documents.