Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Aug 20, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABED 046 Writing

5 credits
An introductory Adult Basic Education writing skills class where students will focus on the sentence, including basic sentence types, usage, and punctuation. Students will practice writing sentences that relate to the same topic, which will be used to lead the student into the development of paragraphs that are unified under a topic and a thesis sentence.

Prerequisites: Equivalent placement score or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Write a variety of sentences, including statement, questions and commands
  • Expand simple sentences to reflect more complex ideas
  • Use correct subject-verb agreement, capitalization, and punctuation
  • Develop proofreading and editing skills
  • Compose a letter
  • Write a simple paragraph
  • Experience writing as a form of personal expression
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the use of a dictionary


Total Hours: 80 Lecture Hours: 80