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Essential Skills for College and Career

 Reading

Reading Comprehension
Vocabulary
Word Analysis
Strategic Reading that allows students to read non-fiction and technical texts
Summarize and interpret
 
Writing
 
Expository (identify and defend author’s purpose)
Descriptive (elaborate use of sensory detail)
Persuasive (argument based)
Research-based reports
Editing and Revision
 
Critical Thinking
 
Intellectual Openness
Inquisitiveness
Analysis
Reasoning
Argumentation
Interpretation
Problem-Solving
 
Self-Management
 
Meta-Cognition
Reflection
Persistence
Evaluation
Organization
Study Skills
 
College/Career Knowledge
 
Understand Norms of Academic and Professional Cultures
College and Career Knowledge (Requirements and Procedures for applying)
 
Citizenship
 
Integrity
Global and Community-Minded
Interpersonal Skills
Etiquette
Personal/Professional Presentation