# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 871652952

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate communication skills that contribute to positive relationships.

Definition

Demonstration should include
  • applying various styles of expression
  • considering verbal and nonverbal behaviors
  • practicing effective listening/giving feedback
  • using strategies to overcome barriers
  • demonstrating ethical principles
  • incorporating technology (e.g., text, e-mail)
  • incorporating social media.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What contextual factors affect communication?
  • What ethical issues are involved in expressing feelings, needs, and ideas with family, friends, co-workers, employers, and community members?
  • What are appropriate guidelines for using technology for communicating?
  • What ethical issues should be considered when using social media?
Communication
  • What questions can help clarify meanings?
  • Why is silence sometimes the best response?
  • How can technology undermine communication in the workplace?
Leadership
  • How might values and beliefs affect communication skills?
  • What actions should leaders take to help others use effective communication skills?
  • How can leadership develop guidelines for appropriate use of technology?
  • How can leadership motivate others to use appropriate social media as a form of workplace communication?
Management
  • What resources effectively help people develop communication skills?
  • What criteria can be used to evaluate communication skills?
  • What resources are available for the use of social media in the workplace?
  • Why is it necessary to address appropriate forms of social media in the workplace?

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.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Families First: Balancing Family and Career

 

Families First: Families Today

 

Families First: Meet the Challenge

 

Families First: Parent Practice

 

Families First: You-Me-Us

 

Power of One: A Better You

 

Power of One: Family Ties

 

Power of One: Take the Lead

 

Power of One: Working on Working

 

STOP the Violence

 

Student Body: The Real You

 

Student Body: The Resilient You

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Chapter Service Project Display

 

Interpersonal Communications

 

Leadership

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

1.2.3

Apply communication skills in school, community and workplace settings and with diverse populations.

13.1.1

Analyze processes for building and maintaining interpersonal relationships.

13.1.3

Compare physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual functioning in stable and unstable relationships.

13.1.4

Analyze factors that contribute to healthy and unhealthy relationships.

13.3.1

Analyze communication styles and their effects on relationships.

13.3.2

Demonstrate verbal and nonverbal behaviors and attitudes that contribute to effective communication.

13.3.7

Analyze the roles and functions of communication in family, work, and community settings.