# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 230397554

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Use a technical manual.

Definition

Access of information should include identification of the types of shop manuals (e.g., manufacturer, professional general, after-market specialty), the formats of manuals (e.g., printed, microfiche, compact disc), and the methods of locating information in them (e.g., table of contents, index, special numbering systems).

Process/Skill Questions

  • Will one manual answer questions for all small engines?
  • Why use a technical manual?
  • How can troubleshooting charts be helpful, and what kinds of information do they contain?
  • Where would torque specifications be found?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and follow directions to complete an application for college admission, for a scholarship, or for employment.
  3. Generalize ideas from selections to make predictions about other texts.
  4. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.
  5. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  6. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  7. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  8. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.

12.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.
  2. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  3. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.