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ABE 014 - ABE Language Arts 2

10 Credits
To aid adults who need instruction in basic English skills. Instruction is delivered in a variety of formats including lecture, group activities, and individualized instruction. ABE Language Arts level 1 is equivalent to CASAS scores between 201 and 210.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Designed to Serve Students who have English skills below a high school level.
Active Date 2014-09-03

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-10
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 35
Contact Hours: Lecture 110 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 110
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
This course is designed to help students strengthen their English language skills in order to achieve a wide range of career, educational, and personal goals. Content will be delivered in lecture and group formats.

Student Learning Outcomes
Decode, recognize, and use every day and some unfamiliar words in short text by drawing on content knowledge, oral vocabulary, sight words, word parts, pronunciation rules, and pace.

Apply prior knowledge to assist in selecting and understanding simple texts, including information found on the internet.

Monitor and enhance comprehension and locate important items of information in text using some simple strategies.

Determine the purpose and audience for communicating in writing.

Follow a structured plan to identify and organize details and examples to support a single purpose, and produce a legible and comprehensible draft.

Write simple and a few compound sentences, sometimes in short paragraphs with some effort but with few errors to independently accomplish simple, well defined, and structured writing activities in a few comfortable and familiar settings, including e-mail.

Begin to use revision strategies including rereading and revising based on review and feedback from others.

Make basic edits of grammar, simple and compound sentences, capitalization, spelling and punctuation.

Use computer programs and/or internet to practice Language Arts.

Use a Highline username and password to log on to campus computers.

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