ABE 042 Adult Basic Education Lab Level 2 • V1-5 Cr.


The Basic Skills Learning Lab provides students in Adult Basic Education classes additional opportunities to further build skills in the areas of reading, writing, and math. As well as receiving computerized assisted learning through a variety of software, students can work independently with tutors or together in small groups. Prerequisite: Assessment into the ABE or GED Program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Read with understanding and interpret simple materials on familiar subjects (medical forms, pay stubs, job applications, etc.) and use previewing, scanning, and skimming to find specific information in short stories, flyers, etc., and demonstrate comprehension of a text by retelling it and identifying the main idea.
  • Convey ideas in writing in complete sentences using correct capitalization, end punctuation, and apostrophes with contractions and use prewriting techniques to generate ideas, and write for personal expression.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify place value, round whole numbers, master basic multiplication facts, divide two digit numbers, and find the average of whole numbers.