2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ABE 010 Beginning ABE Literacy Reading 1 (1 to 5 credits)

Course Description
Designed for students to learn phonics and language patterns, interpreting signs, symbols and labels, and alphabetizing.

Student Outcomes
1. Reading
R1.1 Decode and recognize everyday words and word groups in short, simple texts by breaking words into parts, tapping out/sounding out syllables, applying pronunciation rules (decoding letter-sound correspondence, isolating and saying first and last sounds, recognizing simple rhyming word patterns), using picture aids, and recalling oral vocabulary and sight words.
R1.2 Demonstrate familiarity with concepts of print, letter shapes, letter names and sounds (individual consonants and vowels, digraphs and blends), and simple, everyday content knowledge and common vocabulary in simple sentences.
R1.3 Locate important items of information in texts.
R1.4 Monitor accuracy of decoding and word recognition and enhance comprehension using various strategies, such as rereading, restating, copying and rephrasing text; making a list of new words, or using a picture dictionary.
R1.5 Recall prior knowledge to assist in selecting texts and in understanding the information they contain.
2. Goal Setting
G1.1 Monitor progress on educational goals as they relate to their roles as students, workers, citizens, and family members.

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