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ABE 017 - ABE Language Arts 3

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 3 is equivalent to CASAS scores under 211-220.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Designed to Serve Students who have English skills below a high school level.
Active Date 2014-09-02

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes
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 and use every day and some specialized words and abbreviations within text using content knowledge, oral vocabulary, word parts, pronunciation rules, and pace strategies.

Locate important information in simple text using simple strategies, and use a computer to search for information.

Monitor and enhance comprehension by using a range of simple strategies, and actively apply prior knowledge to assist in understanding information in texts.

Use simple planning strategies to identify and organize ideas to support a single purpose and produce a legible and comprehensible draft.

Write simple narrative, informative, or expressive paragraphs and steps/ instructions/ commands/e-mail with some effort but with few errors, using structure and supporting details/examples with a purpose and audience in mind. Type, edit, and print a paragraph with correct formatting, and save and retrieve the document.

Use simple revision strategies to monitor effectiveness of self and others, and demonstrate beginning attention to clarity, descriptiveness, personal voice, and appropriateness of text for audience.

Make several simple edits of grammar, spelling, and punctuate, sentence structure, usage, and text structure using tools such as spelling lists and simple editing checklists.

Explore skills and interests related to a career on which you’ve done basic research.

Identify and know how to use some college resources and educational funding options.

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