# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 1100235290

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Evaluate factors affecting consumer decisions in a global economy.

Definition

Evaluation should include personal factors such as needs, wants, values, goals, and resources product qualities such as cost, durability, ease of use, ease of cleaning, special features, and warranties peer influence advertising family influence product labels and packaging consumer information sources marketplace influences such as store display, reputation of seller, presence of sales personnel, and product availability.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • How do you decide which products you will buy?
  • Which factors have the most influence on your buying decisions? Why?
  • What factors contribute to your decisions to choose specific products and services such as food, clothing, or Internet access?
Communication
  • What communication skills are needed to make buying decisions?
  • What communication techniques do advertisers use to make you want to buy their products or services? Which techniques work with you and which do not? Why?
  • What makes peer and family influence such a powerful factor in buying decisions?
  • How does the electronic media influence consumer decisions?
Leadership
  • What is the difference between needs and wants? How can something be a need in one situation and a want in another situation?
  • How do needs and wants influence your consumer decisions?
  • When it comes to buying decisions, do you believe that leaders have more self-control than other people? Why or why not?
Management
  • What is the relationship between management skills and buying decisions?
  • What management skills can help you understand the factors that influence consumer decisions?
  • What management skills required to make wise buying decisions do you have? How can you develop these skills?

Related Standards of Learning

English

8.6

The student will read, comprehend, and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Identify an author’s organizational pattern using textual clues, such as transitional words and phrases.
  2. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to analyze selections.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview or locate information.
  4. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  5. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, word choice, and impact.
  6. Analyze details for relevance and accuracy.
  7. Differentiate between fact and opinion.
  8. Identify the main idea.
  9. Summarize the text identifying supporting details.
  10. Identify cause and effect relationships.
  11. Evaluate, organize, and synthesize information for use in written and other formats.
  12. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  13. Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

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).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Mathematics

8.1

The student will compare and order real numbers.

8.4

The student will solve practical problems involving consumer applications.

8.11

The student will
  1. compare and contrast the probability of independent and dependent events; and
  2. determine probabilities for independent and dependent events.

8.12

The student will
  1. represent numerical data in boxplots;
  2. make observations and inferences about data represented in boxplots; and
  3. compare and analyze two data sets using boxplots.

8.13

The student will
  1. represent data in scatterplots;
  2. make observations about data represented in scatterplots; and
  3. use a drawing to estimate the line of best fit for data represented in a scatterplot.

AII.1

The student will
  1. add, subtract, multiply, divide, and simplify rational algebraic expressions;
  2. add, subtract, multiply, divide, and simplify radical expressions containing rational numbers and variables, and expressions containing rational exponents; and
  3. factor polynomials completely in one or two variables.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

FACTS: People

 

FACTS: Roads

 

FACTS: Vehicles

 

Families First: Families Today

 

Families First: Meet the Challenge

 

Financial Fitness: Protecting

 

Financial Fitness: Saving

 

Financial Fitness: Spending

 

Power of One: A Better You

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Chapter Service Project Display

 

Event Management

 

Interpersonal Communications

 

Leadership

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation

 

Public Policy Advocate

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

2.4.1

Analyze the types of technology and software programs that affect family and consumer decision-making.

2.4.3

Assess the use of technology and its effect on quality of life.

2.5.2

Analyze individual and family roles in the economic system.

2.5.4

Analyze practices that allow families to maintain economic self-sufficiency.

3.2.6

Analyze the role of media in consumer advocacy.

3.3.1

Explain the effects of the economy on personal income, individual and family security, and consumer decisions.

3.5.5

Apply statistical analysis processes to interpret, summarize, and report data from tests.

3.5.3

Analyze features, prices, product information, styles, and performance of consumer goods for potential global impact and trade-offs among the components.

3.5.6

Evaluate the labeling, packaging, and support materials of consumer goods.