2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ABE 063 ABE High Adult Secondary Education - Reading/Writing 6 (1 to 15 credits)

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

Student Outcomes
1. Writing
W6.1 Determine the purpose and the audience for communicating in writing.
W6.2 Select from and use a wide range of tools and strategies for overall planning and organization; reproduce, synthesize and draw sound conclusions from complex or extensive ideas; and produce a legible and comprehensible draft.
W6.3 Appropriately use extensive everyday and specialized vocabulary (including idiom, colloquialisms and cultural references as appropriate) and a variety of sentence structures (including those reflecting logical relations), in medium-length, well-sequenced, and detailed text with appropriate voice, tone, rhetorical forms, and style and in modes of organization suitable for a variety of audiences.
W6.4 Choose from a variety of strategies to make multiple simple and global revisions during the writing process. Effectively seek out, describe, and work through more global problems posed by the writing task (such as the need to re-sequence text for clarity, to add more details to make a logical argument, or to change the tone or style to accommodate the audience).
W6.5 Undertake multiple re-readings of text in order to make comprehensive edits for grammar, spelling, sentence structure, language usage, and text structure. Use appropri9ate editing tools as necessary.
2. Reading
R6.1 Recognize and interpret terms, signs, symbols, acronyms, and abbreviations.
R6.2 Demonstrate familiarity with extensive specialized content knowledge and vocabulary and with the organization of long, complex prose and complex documents.
R6.3 Locate both directly stated and implied important information, using a wide range of strategies to guide reading of long texts.
R6.4 Monitor and enhance comprehension using a wide range of strategies, such as brainstorming and question formulation techniques.
R6.5 Integrate prior knowledge with new information in texts to develop deep understanding of the information
R6.6 Organize and analyze information and reflect upon its meaning using a wide range of strategies, such as applying relevant information to multiple scenarios, summarizing, and drawing “big picture” conclusions and generalizations from detailed reading.
3. Goal Setting
G6.1 Monitor progress on educational goals as they relate to their roles as students, workers, citizens, and family members.

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