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Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.

  • Comprehension
    • Locate, understand, and interpret written information in prose and in documents such as manuals, reports, memos, letters, forms, graphs, charts, tables, calendars, schedules, signs, notices, applications and directions
    • Understand the purpose of written materials
    • Attain meaning and comprehends core ideas
    • Locate definitions of unfamiliar terms
    • Critically evaluate and analyze information in written materials
    • Integrate and synthesize information from multiple written materials
  • Attention to detail
    • Identify main ideas, implied meaning and details, missing information, and trends
    • Note details, facts, and inconsistencies
  • Application
    • Integrate what is learned from written materials with prior knowledge
    • Apply what is learned from written material to follow instructions and complete specific tasks
    • Apply what is learned from written material to future situations