ERIC Number: ED380649
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
GED Writing for Workplace Students.
This curriculum module contains lesson plans and application activities that were developed to help adult students master the writing skills needed to earn a general high school equivalency diploma. Included in the module are materials designed to help students demonstrate effective writing and master specific objectives in the following writing skill categories: mechanics, usage, sentence structure, paragraph development, and mastery of the POWER (planning, organizing, writing, evaluating, revising) program. A syllabus detailing the topics and homework assignments of the 18-week course is provided along with student handouts and learning activities. A variety of handouts are presented, including tip sheets, word lists, and lists of rules/guidelines for spelling, using words correctly, and writing passages of various length. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education, Functional Literacy, Grammar, High School Equivalency Programs, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Paragraphs, Punctuation, Revision (Written Composition), Sentences, Spelling, Two Year Colleges, Word Lists, Workplace Literacy, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Community Coll. and Occupational Education System, Denver.; Pikes Peak Community Coll., Colorado Springs.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests