2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jan 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ABE 041 ABE High Intermediate Basic Education - Writing 4 (1 to 5 credits)

Course Description
Designed for students to learn and/or review advanced grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraph development in preparation for passing of the GED exam or college entry exam .

Student Outcomes
1. Writing
W4.1 Determine the purpose and audience for communicating in writing.
W4.2 Use multiple planning and pre-writing strategies to identify and organize a limited number of ideas to support a single purpose (such as writing to inform, to get things done, to express feelings and ideas or to persuade others) and produce a legible and comprehensible draft.
W4.3 Appropriately use both everyday and specialized vocabulary and a limited variety of simple and complex sentence structures in multiple coherent steps or a few well-constructed and linked paragraphs to convey ideas, with several supporting facts/details/examples reflecting judgment regarding appropriate language and level of formality for the intended audience.
W4.4 Use several simple revision strategies to monitor one’s own writing, make revisions based on review and feedback from others, and produce rough and final drafts. Demonstrate some attention to clarity, descriptiveness, personal voice and appropriateness of text for the intended audience.
W4.5 Make many edits of grammar (verb tense forms), spelling, sentence structure (simple/compound/complex with appropriate capitalization and punctuation), language usage and text structure, often with the help of tools such as simplified dictionaries, grammar checklists, and graphic organizers.
2. Goal Setting
G4.1 Monitor progress on educational goals as they relate to their roles as students, workers, citizens, and family members.

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