Reading for Information: Resources for WorkKeys® and GED® Preparation

Expand/Collapse Reading for Information: Resources for WorkKeys® and GED® Preparation


Workplace communications, including company policies, procedures, and announcements, often contain important information or instructions for employees. Therefore, set of skills required by the WorkKeys® assessment is reading for information. WorkKeys learners must be able to comprehend, interpret, and apply information from written communications.

This collection of resources, which originally appeared in KET’s Workplace Essential Skills and GED Connection series and accompanying workbooks, are designed to help learners understand and apply what they have read.

Students studying for their GED® test may also find practicing reading for information helpful. Many questions require test-takers to comprehend, interpret, and respond to a variety of texts.

This collection is partially funded by support provided by the Bluegrass Community Foundation.

  • WorkKeys® Reading for Information | Level 3

    In this video, viewers watch as a class dissects a poem and discusses the author’s word choice. Level 3 of the WorkKeys Reading for Information assessment requires learners to comprehend, interpret, and apply information from short and simple written communications. These videos and worksheets are designed to help learners comprehend and apply what they have read.

    These resources are part of KET’s Reading for Information: Resources for WorkKeys® and GED® Preparation collection.

    Grades: 9-12
  • WorkKeys® Reading for Information | Level 4

    In this video, viewers learn about reading comprehension. Level 4 of the WorkKeys Reading for Information assessment requires learners to comprehend, interpret, and apply information from straightforward but detailed written communications. These videos and worksheets are designed to help learners comprehend and apply what they have read.

    These resources are part of KET’s Reading for Information: Resources for WorkKeys® and GED® Preparation collection.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 9-12
  • WorkKeys® Reading for Information - Level 5

    Level 5 of the WorkKeys Reading for Information assessment requires learners to comprehend, interpret, and apply information from complex written communications. These videos and worksheets are designed to help learners comprehend and apply what they have read.

    These resources are part of KET’s Reading for Information: Resources for WorkKeys® and GED® Preparation collection.

    Grades: 9-12
  • WorkKeys® Reading for Information | Level 6

    In this video, viewers are asked to apply information from a sample passage to a new situation. Level 6 of the WorkKeys Reading for Information assessment requires learners to comprehend, interpret, and apply information from elaborate written communications. These videos and worksheets are designed to help learners comprehend and apply what they have read.

    These resources are part of KET’s Reading for Information: Resources for WorkKeys® and GED® Preparation collection.

    Grades: 9-12

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