Discipline: Career and Technical Education

Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

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Diseases in Livestock
  • Skills Cluster 1: Preparing for the Task
    • Skill Definition

      Task Engagement

      Ability to connect the task and new content to existing knowledge, skills, experiences, interests, and concerns.

      Task Analysis

      Ability to understand and explain the task's prompt and rubric.

  • Skills Cluster 2: Reading Process
    • Skill Definition

      Text Selection

      Ability to identify appropriate texts.

      Active Reading

      Ability to identify the central point and main supporting elements of a text.

      Essential Vocabulary

      Ability to apply strategies for developing an understanding of text(s) by locating words and phrases that identify key concepts and facts, or information.

      Note Taking

      Ability to read purposefully and select relevant information; to summarize and/or paraphrase.

  • Skills Cluster 3: Transition to Writing
    • Skill Definition


      Ability to begin linking reading results to writing task.

  • Skills Cluster 4: Writing Process
    • Skill Definition

      Controlling Idea

      Ability to establish a controlling idea and consolidate information relevant to task.


      Ability to develop a line of thought and text structure appropriate to an information/explanation task.


      Ability to construct an initial draft with an emerging line of thought and structure.


      Ability to refine text, including line of thought, language usage, and tone as appropriate to audience and purpose.


      Ability to proofread and format a piece to make it more effective.


      Ability to submit final piece that meets expectations.

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