ABE 073 I-BEST Academic Success • V1-6 Cr.


This course is designed to support students enrolled in an approved I-BEST course with program specific contextualized instruction in reading, writing, computation, digital literacy skills, and college and career readiness skills. Prerequisite: Admission into approved I-BEST Program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it. 
  • Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what a text says explicitly or implicitly. 
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a variety of texts. 
  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 
  • Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners in small and larger groups. 
  • Determine the main ideas and supporting details of information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. 
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. 
  • Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.