Goals and Standards

BASIC KEYBOARDING        840

STATE GOALS

State Goal #1 is for all students to read with understanding and fluency. As a result of
their Basic Keyboarding class, students will be able to do following:

A.              Apply word analysis and vocabulary skills to comprehend selections.

B.              Apply reading strategies to improve understanding and fluency.

C.             Comprehend a broad range of reading materials.

State Goal #3 is for students to write to communicate for a variety of purposes.

A.              Use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and structure. 

B.              Compose well-organized and coherent writing for specific purposes and audiences. 

C.              Communicate ideas in writing to accomplish a variety of purposes. 
ACT ENGLISH STANDARDS FOR TRANSITION 

A.              Word choice in terms of style, tone, and clarity.

B.              Sentence structure and formation 

C.              Conventions of punctuation 

D.              Meanings of words 
LOCAL LEARNER OUTCOMES

This class is designed to help the student who has not mastered good keyboarding skills and technique at this point in their educational career. This class will help students: 

·                    Learn and use correct keyboarding technique and fingering
·                    Keyboard by touch, not by looking at fingers
·                    Keyboard 10-key pad by touch
·                    Learn and employ many computer functions
·                    Format business correspondence, tables, and manuscripts
·                    Use proofreader marks
·                    Achieve timed writings with good speed and error control
·                    Keep a journal and learning log
·                    Maintain good organizational skills

·                    Utilize various programs to help with skill building

 


KEYBOARDING/FORMATTING I         841
STATE GOALS
State Goal #1 is for all students to read with understanding and fluency. As a result of their Keyboarding class, students will be able to do following:
A.     Apply word analysis and vocabulary skills to comprehend selections.B.     Applying reading strategies to improve understanding and fluency.

C.              Comprehend a broad range of reading materials. 

State Goal #3 is for students to write to communicate for a variety of purposes. 

A.              Use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and structure. 

B.              Compose well-organized and coherent writing for specific purposes 
and audiences. 
C.              Communicate ideas in writing to accomplish a variety of purposes.
ACT ENGLISH STANDARDS FOR TRANSITION

A.              Word choice in terms of style, tone, and clarity. 

B.              Sentence structure and formation 

C.              Conventions of punctuation 
D.              Meanings of words
LOCAL LEARNER OUTCOMES
This class is for the student who has already mastered good keyboarding skills
and technique and is ready to move on with keyboarding application. Objective

and goals include:

·                    Quick review of correct keyboarding and 10‑key pad fingering and technique emphasizing keyboarding by touch, not by looking at
fingers.
·                    Learn and utilize many computer functions, too many to list under
this category
·                    Format tables, many forms of business correspondence, manuscripts, and personal applications
·                    Use and apply proofreader marks
·                    Improve on grammar choice, punctuation rules, number usage as needed in assignments for other classes.
·                    Achieve timed writings with good speed and error control
·                    Compose at the computer to maintain a journal, learning log, 
class list, and other practical assignments
·                    Maintain good organizational skills in keeping track of 
assignments, keyboarding folder, and updating Excel spreadsheet
for grade tracking
·                    Utilize “Finish Early Activities” to expand computer knowledge

·                    Practice with various fun skill programs to continue improving keyboarding ability

 


KEYBOARDING/FORMATTING II     842

STATE GOALS 

 

 State Goal #1 is for all students to read with understanding and fluency. As a result of their Keyboarding/Formatting II class, students will be able to do following:
A.    Apply word analysis and vocabulary skills to comprehend selectionsB.    Apply reading strategies to improve understanding and fluency

C.              Comprehend a broad range of reading materials.

State Goal #3 is for students to write to communicate for a variety of purposes. 

A.              Use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and structure. 

B.              Compose well-organized and coherent writing for specific
purposes and audiences. 
C.              Communicate ideas in writing to accomplish a variety of 
purposes.
ACT ENGLISH STANDARDS FOR TRANSITION

A.              Word choice in terms of style, tone, and clarity. 

B.              Sentence structure and formation 

C.              Conventions of punctuation 

D.              Meanings of words
LOCAL LEARNER OUTCOMES 
This class is for the student who has successfully completed 
Keyboarding/Formatting I and is eager to continue with the objectives listed in keyboarding/Formatting I at a higher level. Students will assess, improve, and add to the objectives in their previous class. Real life application to keyboarding will continue at a higher level in Keyboarding/Formatting II.

 


843 BUSINESS AND COMPUTER CONCEPTS      
 
STATE GOALS

ENGLISH STATE GOAL 1: Read with understanding and fluency. 

A.              Apply word analysis and vocabulary skills to comprehend selections.

B.              Apply reading strategies to improve understanding and fluency.

C.              Comprehend a broad range of reading materials.

ENGLISH STATE GOAL 3: Write to communicate for a variety of purposes.

A.              Use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and structure.

B.              Compose well-organized and coherent writing for specific
purposes and audiences. 
C.              Communicate ideas in writing to accomplish a variety of purposes.
ACT ENGLISH STANDARDS FOR TRANSITION

A.              Word choice in terms of style, tone, and clarity .

B.              Sentence structure and formation 

C.              Convention of punctuation 

D.              Meanings of words
ACT WORK KEYS

READING FOR INFORMATION 

·                    Identify main ideas and clearly stated details
·                    Choose the correct meaning of a word that is clearly defined in the reading
·                    Choose the correct meaning of common, everyday workplace words
·                    Choose when to perform each step in a short series of steps
·                    Apply instructions to a situation that is the same as the one in the reading materials
·                    Identify important details that may not be clearly stated
·                    Use the reading material to figure out the meaning of words that are not defined
·                    Apply instructions with several steps to a situation that is the same as the situation in the reading materials
·                    Choose what to do when changing conditions call for a different action (follow directions that include “if-then” statements)
·                    Figure out the correct meaning of a word based on how the word is used
·                    Identify the correct meaning of an acronym that is defined in the document
·                    Identify the paraphrased definition of a technical term or jargon that is defined in the document
·                    Apply technical terms and jargon and relate them to stated situations
·                    Apply straightforward instructions to a new situation that is similar to the one described in the material
·                    Apply complex instructions that include conditionals to situations described in the materials
·                    Identify implied details
·                    Use technical terms and jargon in new situations
·                    Figure out the less common meaning of a word based on the context
·                    Apply complicated instructions to new situations
·                    Figure out the principles behind policies, rules, and procedures
·                    Apply general principles from the materials to similar and new situations
·                    Explain the rationale behind a procedure, policy, or communication
·                    Figure out the definitions of difficult, uncommon words based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the meaning of jargon or technical terms based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the general principles behind policies and apply them to situations that are quite different from any described in the materials

PC APPLICATIONS I          849 

PC APPLICATIONS II         850

 

 STATE GOALS

 

MATH STATE GOAL 6: Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers, including numeration and operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), patterns, ratios and proportions. 

A.              Demonstrate knowledge and use of numbers and their representations in a broad range of theoretical and practical settings.

B.              Investigate, represent and solve problems using number facts, operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) and their properties, algorithms, and relationships.

C.              Compute and estimate using mental mathematics, paper-and-pencil methods, calculators, and computers.

D.              Solve problems using comparison of quantities, ratios, proportions, and percents.

MATH STATE GOAL 8: Use algebraic and analytical methods to identify and describe patterns and relationships in data, solve problems, and predict results.

A.              Describe numerical relationships using variables and patterns.

B.              Interpret and describe numerical relationships using tables, graphs and symbols.

C.              Solve problems using systems of numbers and their properties.

D.              Use algebraic concepts and procedures to represent and solve problems.
ACT WORK KEYS

READING FOR INFORMATION 

·                    Identify main ideas and clearly stated details
·                    Choose the correct meaning of a word that is clearly defined in the reading
·                    Choose the correct meaning of common, everyday workplace words
·                    Choose when to perform each step in a short series of steps
·                    Apply instructions to a situation that is the same as the one in the reading materials
·                    Identify important details that may not be clearly stated
·                    Use the reading material to figure out the meaning of words that are not defined
·                    Apply instructions with several steps to a situation that is the same as the situation in the reading materials
·                    Choose what to do when changing conditions call for a different action (follow directions that include “if-then” statements)
·                    Figure out the correct meaning of a word based on how the word is used
·                    Identify the correct meaning of an acronym that is defined in the document
·                    Identify the paraphrased definition of a technical term or jargon that is defined in the document
·                    Apply technical terms and jargon and relate them to stated situations
·                    Apply straightforward instructions to a new situation that is similar to the one described in the material
·                    Apply complex instructions that include conditionals to situations described in the materials
·                    Identify implied details
·                    Use technical terms and jargon in new situations
·                    Figure out the less common meaning of a word based on the context
·                    Apply complicated instructions to new situations
·                    Figure out the principles behind policies, rules, and procedures
·                    Apply general principles from the materials to similar and new situations
·                    Explain the rationale behind a procedure, policy, or communication
·                    Figure out the definitions of difficult, uncommon words based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the meaning of jargon or technical terms based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the general principles behind policies and apply them to situations that are quite different from any described in the materials
APPLIED MATH
·                    Solve problems that require a single type of mathematics operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using whole numbers
·                    Add or subtract negative numbers
·                    Change numbers from one form to another using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or percentages
·                    Convert simple money and time units (e.g., hours to minutes)
·                    Solve problems that require one or two operations
·                    Multiply negative numbers
·                    Calculate averages, simple ratios, simple proportions, or rates using whole numbers and decimals
·                    Add commonly known fractions, decimals, or percentages (e.g., 1/2, .75, 25%)
·                    Add up to three fractions that share a common denominator
·                    Multiply a mixed number by a whole number or decimal
·                    Put the information in the right order before performing calculations
·                    Decide what information, calculations, or unit conversions to use to solve the problem
·                    Look up a formula and perform single-step conversions within or between systems of measurement
·                    Calculate using mixed units (e.g., 3.5 hours and 4 hours 30 minutes)
·                    Divide negative numbers
·                    Find the best deal using one- and two-step calculations and then comparing results
·                    Calculate perimeters and areas of basic shapes (rectangles and circles)
·                    Calculate percent discounts or markups
·                    Use fractions, negative numbers, ratios, percentages, or mixed numbers
·                    Rearrange a formula before solving a problem
·                    Use two formulas to change from one unit to another within the same system of measurement
·                    Use two formulas to change from one unit in one system of measurement to a unit in another system of measurement
·                    Find mistakes in questions that belong at Levels 3, 4, and 5
·                    Find the best deal and use the result for another calculation
·                    Find areas of basic shapes when it may be necessary to rearrange the formula, convert units of measurement in the calculations, or use the result in further calculations
·                    Find the volume of rectangular solids
·                    Calculate multiple rates
·                    Solve problems that include nonlinear functions and/or that involve more than one unknown
·                    Find mistakes in Level 6 questions
·                    Convert between systems of measurement that involve fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and/or percentages
·                    Calculate multiple areas and volumes of spheres, cylinders, or cones
·                    Set up and manipulate complex ratios or proportions
·                    Find the best deal when there are several choices
·                    Apply basic statistical concepts

LOCATING INFORMATION

·                    Find one or two pieces of information in a graphic
·                    Fill in one or two pieces of information that are missing from a graphic
·                    Find several pieces of information in one or two graphics
·                    Understand how graphics are related to each other
·                    Summarize information from one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Identify trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Compare information and trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Sort through distracting information
·                    Summarize information from one or more detailed graphics
·                    Identify trends shown in one or more detailed or complicated graphics
·                    Compare information and trends from one or more complicated graphics
·                    Draw conclusions based on one complicated graphic or several related graphics
·                    Apply information from one or more complicated graphics to specific situations

·                    Use the information to make decisions


 VISUAL BASIC I        846 
VISUAL BASIC II     847
 
STATE GOALS

MATH STATE GOAL 6: Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers, including numeration and operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), patterns, ratios, and proportions. 

A.              Demonstrate knowledge and use of numbers and their representations in a broad range of theoretical and practical settings.

B.              Investigate, represent and solve problems using number facts, operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) and their properties, algorithms and relationships.

C.              Compute and estimate using mental mathematics, paper-and-pencil methods, calculators, and computers.

D.              Solve problems using comparison of quantities, ratios, proportions, and percents.

MATH STATE GOAL 8: Use algebraic and analytical methods to identify and describe patterns and relationships in data, solve problems, and predict results.

A.              Describe numerical relationships using variables and patterns.

B.              Interpret and describe numerical relationships using tables, graphs and symbols.

C.              Solve problems using systems of numbers and their properties.
D.              Use algebraic concepts and procedures to represent and solve problems.
ACT WORK KEYS

READING FOR INFORMATION 

·                    Identify main ideas and clearly stated details
·                    Choose the correct meaning of a word that is clearly defined in the reading
·                    Choose the correct meaning of common, everyday workplace words
·                    Choose when to perform each step in a short series of steps
·                    Apply instructions to a situation that is the same as the one in the reading materials
·                    Identify important details that may not be clearly stated
·                    Use the reading material to figure out the meaning of words that are not defined
·                    Apply instructions with several steps to a situation that is the same as the situation in the reading materials
·                    Choose what to do when changing conditions call for a different action (follow directions that include “if-then” statements)
·                    Figure out the correct meaning of a word based on how the word is used
·                    Identify the correct meaning of an acronym that is defined in the document
·                    Identify the paraphrased definition of a technical term or jargon that is defined in the document
·                    Apply technical terms and jargon and relate them to stated situations
·                    Apply straightforward instructions to a new situation that is similar to the one described in the material
·                    Apply complex instructions that include conditionals to situations described in the materials
·                    Identify implied details
·                    Use technical terms and jargon in new situations
·                    Figure out the less common meaning of a word based on the context
·                    Apply complicated instructions to new situations
·                    Figure out the principles behind policies, rules, and procedures
·                    Apply general principles from the materials to similar and new situations
·                    Explain the rationale behind a procedure, policy, or communication
·                    Figure out the definitions of difficult, uncommon words based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the meaning of jargon or technical terms based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the general principles behind policies and apply them to situations that are quite different from any described in the materials

APPLIED MATH

 

·                    Solve problems that require a single type of mathematics operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using whole numbers
·                    Add or subtract negative numbers
·                    Change numbers from one form to another using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or percentages
·                    Convert simple money and time units (e.g., hours to minutes)
·                    Solve problems that require one or two operations
·                    Multiply negative numbers
·                    Calculate averages, simple ratios, simple proportions, or rates using whole numbers and decimals
·                    Add commonly known fractions, decimals, or percentages (e.g., 1/2, .75, 25%)
·                    Add up to three fractions that share a common denominator
·                    Multiply a mixed number by a whole number or decimal
·                    Put the information in the right order before performing calculations
·                    Decide what information, calculations, or unit conversions to use to solve the problem
·                    Look up a formula and perform single-step conversions within or between systems of measurement
·                    Calculate using mixed units (e.g., 3.5 hours and 4 hours 30 minutes)
·                    Divide negative numbers
·                    Find the best deal using one- and two-step calculations and then comparing results
·                    Calculate perimeters and areas of basic shapes (rectangles and circles)
·                    Calculate percent discounts or markups
·                    Use fractions, negative numbers, ratios, percentages, or mixed numbers
·                    Rearrange a formula before solving a problem
·                    Use two formulas to change from one unit to another within the same system of measurement
·                    Use two formulas to change from one unit in one system of measurement to a unit in another system of measurement
·                    Find mistakes in questions that belong at Levels 3, 4, and 5
·                    Find the best deal and use the result for another calculation
·                    Find areas of basic shapes when it may be necessary to rearrange the formula, convert units of measurement in the calculations, or use the result in further calculations
·                    Find the volume of rectangular solids
·                    Calculate multiple rates
·                    Solve problems that include nonlinear functions and/or that involve more than one unknown
·                    Find mistakes in Level 6 questions
·                    Convert between systems of measurement that involve fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and/or percentages
·                    Calculate multiple areas and volumes of spheres, cylinders, or cones
·                    Set up and manipulate complex ratios or proportions
·                    Find the best deal when there are several choices
·                    Apply basic statistical concepts

LOCATING INFORMATION

 

·                    Find one or two pieces of information in a graphic
·                    Fill in one or two pieces of information that are missing from a graphic
·                    Find several pieces of information in one or two graphics
·                    Understand how graphics are related to each other
·                    Summarize information from one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Identify trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Compare information and trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Sort through distracting information
·                    Summarize information from one or more detailed graphics
·                    Identify trends shown in one or more detailed or complicated graphics
·                    Compare information and trends from one or more complicated graphics
·                    Draw conclusions based on one complicated graphic or several related graphics
·                    Apply information from one or more complicated graphics to specific situations

·                    Use the information to make decisions


 JAVA PROGRAMMING I      848 
STATE GOALS

MATH STATE GOAL 6: Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers, including numeration and operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), patterns, ratios, and proportions.

A.              Demonstrate knowledge and use of numbers and their representations in a broad range of theoretical and practical settings
B.              Investigate, represent, and solve problems using number facts, operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) and their properties, algorithms, and relationships.

C.              Compute and estimate using mental mathematics, paper-and-pencil methods, calculators, and computers.

D.              Solve problems using comparison of quantities, ratios, proportions, and percents.

MATH STATE GOAL 8: Use algebraic and analytical methods to identify and describe patterns and relationships in data, solve problems and predict results.

A.              Describe numerical relationships using variables and patterns.

B.              Interpret and describe numerical relationships using tables, graphs, and symbols.

C.              Solve problems using systems of numbers and their properties.

D.              Use algebraic concepts and procedures to represent and solve problems.
ACT WORK KEYS

READING FOR INFORMATION 

·                    Identify main ideas and clearly stated details
·                    Choose the correct meaning of a word that is clearly defined in the reading
·                    Choose the correct meaning of common, everyday workplace words
·                    Choose when to perform each step in a short series of steps
·                    Apply instructions to a situation that is the same as the one in the reading materials
·                    Identify important details that may not be clearly stated
·                    Use the reading material to figure out the meaning of words that are not defined
·                    Apply instructions with several steps to a situation that is the same as the situation in the reading materials
·                    Choose what to do when changing conditions call for a different action (follow directions that include “if-then” statements)
·                    Figure out the correct meaning of a word based on how the word is used
·                    Identify the correct meaning of an acronym that is defined in the document
·                    Identify the paraphrased definition of a technical term or jargon that is defined in the document
·                    Apply technical terms and jargon and relate them to stated situations
·                    Apply straightforward instructions to a new situation that is similar to the one described in the material
·                    Apply complex instructions that include conditionals to situations described in the materials
·                    Identify implied details
·                    Use technical terms and jargon in new situations
·                    Figure out the less common meaning of a word based on the context
·                    Apply complicated instructions to new situations
·                    Figure out the principles behind policies, rules, and procedures
·                    Apply general principles from the materials to similar and new situations
·                    Explain the rationale behind a procedure, policy, or communication
·                    Figure out the definitions of difficult, uncommon words based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the meaning of jargon or technical terms based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the general principles behind policies and apply them to situations that are quite different from any described in the materials

APPLIED MATH

 

·                    Solve problems that require a single type of mathematics operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using whole numbers
·                    Add or subtract negative numbers
·                    Change numbers from one form to another using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or percentages
·                    Convert simple money and time units (e.g., hours to minutes)
·                    Solve problems that require one or two operations
·                    Multiply negative numbers
·                    Calculate averages, simple ratios, simple proportions, or rates using whole numbers and decimals
·                    Add commonly known fractions, decimals, or percentages (e.g., 1/2, .75, 25%)
·                    Add up to three fractions that share a common denominator
·                    Multiply a mixed number by a whole number or decimal
·                    Put the information in the right order before performing calculations
·                    Decide what information, calculations, or unit conversions to use to solve the problem
·                    Look up a formula and perform single-step conversions within or between systems of measurement
·                    Calculate using mixed units (e.g., 3.5 hours and 4 hours 30 minutes)
·                    Divide negative numbers
·                    Find the best deal using one- and two-step calculations and then comparing results
·                    Calculate perimeters and areas of basic shapes (rectangles and circles)
·                    Calculate percent discounts or markups
·                    Use fractions, negative numbers, ratios, percentages, or mixed numbers
·                    Rearrange a formula before solving a problem
·                    Use two formulas to change from one unit to another within the same system of measurement
·                    Use two formulas to change from one unit in one system of measurement to a unit in another system of measurement
·                    Find mistakes in questions that belong at Levels 3, 4, and 5
·                    Find the best deal and use the result for another calculation
·                    Find areas of basic shapes when it may be necessary to rearrange the formula, convert units of measurement in the calculations, or use the result in further calculations
·                    Find the volume of rectangular solids
·                    Calculate multiple rates
·                    Solve problems that include nonlinear functions and/or that involve more than one unknown
·                    Find mistakes in Level 6 questions
·                    Convert between systems of measurement that involve fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and/or percentages
·                    Calculate multiple areas and volumes of spheres, cylinders, or cones
·                    Set up and manipulate complex ratios or proportions
·                    Find the best deal when there are several choices
·                    Apply basic statistical concepts

LOCATING INFORMATION

·                    Find one or two pieces of information in a graphic 
·                    Fill in one or two pieces of information that are missing from a graphic 
·                    Find several pieces of information in one or two graphics 
·                    Understand how graphics are related to each other 
·                    Summarize information from one or two straightforward graphics 
·                    Identify trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics 
·                    Compare information and trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics 
·                    Sort through distracting information 
·                    Summarize information from one or more detailed graphics 
·                    Identify trends shown in one or more detailed or complicated graphics 
·                    Compare information and trends from one or more complicated graphics 
·                    Draw conclusions based on one complicated graphic or several related graphics 
·                    Apply information from one or more complicated graphics to specific situations 

·                    Use the information to make decisions


WEB PAGE DESIGN     852

STATE GOALS

 

ENGLISH STATE GOAL 1: Read with understanding and fluency

A.              Apply word analysis and vocabulary skills to comprehend selections.

B.              Apply reading strategies to improve understanding and fluency.

C.              Comprehend a broad range of reading materials.

ENGLISH STATE GOAL 3: Write to communicate for a variety of purposes. 

A.              Use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and structure.

B.              Compose well-organized and coherent writing for specific purposes and audiences. 

C.              Communicate ideas in writing to accomplish a variety of purposes.
ACT WORK KEYS

READING FOR INFORMATION

·                    Identify main ideas and clearly stated details
·                    Choose the correct meaning of a word that is clearly defined in the reading
·                    Choose the correct meaning of common, everyday workplace words
·                    Choose when to perform each step in a short series of steps
·                    Apply instructions to a situation that is the same as the one in the reading materials
·                    Identify important details that may not be clearly stated
·                    Use the reading material to figure out the meaning of words that are not defined
·                    Apply instructions with several steps to a situation that is the same as the situation in the reading materials
·                    Choose what to do when changing conditions call for a different action (follow directions that include “if-then” statements)
·                    Figure out the correct meaning of a word based on how the word is use
·                    Identify the correct meaning of an acronym that is defined in the document
·                    Identify the paraphrased definition of a technical term or jargon that is defined in the document
·                    Apply technical terms and jargon and relate them to stated situations
·                    Apply straightforward instructions to a new situation that is similar to the one described in the material
·                    Apply complex instructions that include conditionals to situations described in the materials
·                    Identify implied details
·                    Use technical terms and jargon in new situations
·                    Figure out the less common meaning of a word based on the context
·                    Apply complicated instructions to new situations
·                    Figure out the principles behind policies, rules, and procedures
·                    Apply general principles from the materials to similar and new situations
·                    Explain the rationale behind a procedure, policy, or communication
·                    Figure out the definitions of difficult, uncommon words based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the meaning of jargon or technical terms based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the general principles behind policies and apply them to situations that are quite different from any described in the materials

APPLIED MATH

·                    Solve problems that require a single type of mathematics operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using whole numbers
·                    Solve problems that require one or two operations
·                    Put the information in the right order before performing calculations
·                    Decide what information, calculations, or unit conversions to use to solve the problem
 

LOCATING INFORMATION

·                    Find one or two pieces of information in a graphic
·                    Fill in one or two pieces of information that are missing from a graphic
·                    Find several pieces of information in one or two graphics
·                    Understand how graphics are related to each other
·                    Summarize information from one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Identify trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Compare information and trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Sort through distracting information
·                    Summarize information from one or more detailed graphics
·                    Identify trends shown in one or more detailed or complicated graphics
·                    Compare information and trends from one or more complicated graphics
·                    Draw conclusions based on one complicated graphic or several related graphics
·                    Apply information from one or more complicated graphics to specific situations

·                    Use the information to make decisions


ACCOUNTING I       864

ACCOUNTING II      865  

STATE GOALS

        MATH STATE GOAL 6: Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers, including numeration and operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), patterns, ratios and proportions. 

A.              Demonstrate knowledge and use of numbers and their representations in a broad range of theoretical and practical settings.

B.              Investigate, represent, and solve problems using number facts, operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) and their properties, algorithms, and relationships.

C.              Compute and estimate using mental mathematics, paper-and-pencil methods, calculators, and computers.

D.              Solve problems using comparison of quantities, ratios, proportions, and percents.

        MATH STATE GOAL 8: Use algebraic and analytical methods to identify and describe patterns and relationships in data, solve problems, and predict results.

A.              Describe numerical relationships using variables and patterns. 

B.              Interpret and describe numerical relationships using tables, graphs, and symbols.

C.              Solve problems using systems of numbers and their properties.

D.              Use algebraic concepts and procedures to represent and solve problems.

ACT WORK KEYS

READING FOR INFORMATION

·                    Identify main ideas and clearly stated details
·                    Choose the correct meaning of a word that is clearly defined in the reading
·                    Choose the correct meaning of common, everyday workplace words
·                    Choose when to perform each step in a short series of steps
·                    Apply instructions to a situation that is the same as the one in the reading materials
·                    Identify important details that may not be clearly stated
·                    Use the reading material to figure out the meaning of words that are not defined
·                    Apply instructions with several steps to a situation that is the same as the situation in the reading materials
·                    Choose what to do when changing conditions call for a different action (follow directions that include “if-then” statements)
·                    Figure out the correct meaning of a word based on how the word is used
·                    Identify the correct meaning of an acronym that is defined in the document
·                    Identify the paraphrased definition of a technical term or jargon that is defined in the document
·                    Apply technical terms and jargon and relate them to stated situations
·                    Apply straightforward instructions to a new situation that is similar to the one described in the material
·                    Apply complex instructions that include conditionals to situations described in the materials
·                    Identify implied details
·                    Use technical terms and jargon in new situations
·                    Figure out the less common meaning of a word based on the context
·                    Apply complicated instructions to new situations
·                    Figure out the principles behind policies, rules, and procedures
·                    Apply general principles from the materials to similar and new situations
·                    Explain the rationale behind a procedure, policy, or communication
·                    Figure out the definitions of difficult, uncommon words based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the meaning of jargon or technical terms based on how they are used
·                    Figure out the general principles behind policies and apply them to situations that are quite different from any described in the materials

APPLIED MATH

·                    Solve problems that require a single type of mathematics operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using whole numbers
·                    Add or subtract negative number
·                    Change numbers from one form to another using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or percentages
·                    Convert simple money and time units (e.g., hours to minutes)
·                    Solve problems that require one or two operations
·                    Calculate averages, simple ratios, simple proportions, or rates using whole numbers and decimals
·                    Add commonly known fractions, decimals, or percentages (e.g., 1/2, .75, 25%)
·                    Multiply a mixed number by a whole number or decimal
·                    Put the information in the right order before performing calculations
·                    Decide what information, calculations, or unit conversions to use to solve the problem
·                    Look up a formula and perform single-step conversions within or between systems of measurement
·                    Calculate using mixed units (e.g., 3.5 hours and 4 hours 30 minutes)
·                    Find the best deal using one- and two-step calculations and then comparing results
·                    Calculate percent discounts or markups
·                    Use fractions, negative numbers, ratios, percentages, or mixed numbers
·                    Rearrange a formula before solving a problem
·                    Use two formulas to change from one unit to another within the same system of measurement
·                    Find the best deal and use the result for another calculation
·                    Calculate multiple rates
·                    Convert between systems of measurement that involve fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and/or percentages
·                    Set up and manipulate complex ratios or proportions
·                    Find the best deal when there are several choices
LOCATING INFORMATION
·                    Find one or two pieces of information in a graphic
·                    Fill in one or two pieces of information that are missing from a graphic
·                    Find several pieces of information in one or two graphics
·                    Understand how graphics are related to each other
·                    Summarize information from one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Identify trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Compare information and trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics
·                    Sort through distracting information
·                    Summarize information from one or more detailed graphics
·                    Identify trends shown in one or more detailed or complicated graphics
·                    Compare information and trends from one or more complicated graphics
·                    Draw conclusions based on one complicated graphic or several related graphics
·                    Apply information from one or more complicated graphics to specific situations
·                    Use the information to make decisions