# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492005

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain home pest-control measures and safety precautions.

Definition

Explanation should include
  • identification of common household pests
  • health risks of common household pests
  • ways to treat minor infestations
  • necessary safety precautions when treating infestations
  • measures of preventing infestations
  • determination of whether or not it is safe for a client to remain in the home
  • guidelines for deciding when to contact a professional exterminator.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What measures should a home health aide take to prevent bed bugs?
  • What daily tasks can be performed to prevent insect/rodent infestation?
  • What are some possible diseases carried by insects? By rodents?
  • What precautions are necessary when using pest-control products?
  • What are some indicators of infestation?

Related Standards of Learning

English

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.

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