ABE 044 Adult Basic Education Lab Level 4 • 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 expository writing, apply reading strategies to increasingly difficult materials and persevere to read text of limited interest, articulate the unstated main idea, and identify transition words, sentences, and paragraphs that indicate a new main idea.
  • Convey ideas in writing in a multiple paragraph composition in an organized and cohesive format using complex sentence structures, use correct verb tense and pronoun references, and apply the writing process of first draft, revision, peer and self-editing, and final draft.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use fractions, decimals, and percents interchangeably, apply formulas for perimeter, area, and volume, and solve proportional equations.