2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ABE 020 ABE Beginning Basic Education - Reading 2 (1 to 5 credits)



Course Description
Designed for students to learn phonics and language patterns, identifying a paragraph’s main ideas, cause and effect relationships, alphabetizing, reading and interpreting signs, symbols and abbreviations, and following instructions.

Student Outcomes
1. Reading
R2.1 Decode and recognize everyday and some unfamiliar words in short text by drawing on content knowledge, oral vocabulary and sight words, breaking words into parts for the purpose of aiding decoding and comprehension, applying pronunciation rules, and adjusting reading pace.
R2.2 Demonstrate familiarity with simple, everyday content knowledge and vocabulary.
R2.3 Locate important items of information in simplified text using some simple strategies.
R2.4 Monitor and enhance comprehension using various strategies, such as rereading, restating, recalling, copying and rephrasing text; or using a simplified dictionary.
R2.5 Apply prior knowledge to assist in selecting texts and in understanding the information they contain.
2. Goal Setting
G2.1 Monitor progress on educational goals as they relate to their roles as students, workers, citizens, and family members.



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