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2.1 Reading

Understanding written sentences, paragraphs, and figures in work-related documents on paper, on computers, or adaptive devices.

  • 2.1.1 Comprehension
    • Locate and understand written information in prose and in documents such as manuals, reports, memos, letters, forms, graphs, charts, tables, calendars, schedules, signs, notices, applications, contracts, regulations, and directions.
    • Understand the purpose of written materials.
    • Comprehend the author’s meaning and identify the main ideas expressed in the written material.
  • 2.1.2 Attention to detail
    • Note details and facts.
    • Detect inconsistencies.
    • Identify implied meaning and details.
    • Recognize missing information.
  • 2.1.3 Information analysis
    • Critically evaluate and analyze information in written materials.
    • Review written information for completeness and relevance.
    • Distinguish fact from opinion.
    • Identify trends.
    • Synthesize information from multiple written materials.
  • 2.1.4 Information integration
    • Integrate what is learned from written materials with prior knowledge.
    • Use what is learned from written material to follow instructions and complete tasks.
    • Apply what is learned from written material to new situations.