This unit describes the skills and knowledge to enable the development of writing skills to create simple paper based and digital texts for learning purposes and for communication with others.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - beginning ability to structure text; - consistent use of upper and lower case letters; - developing ability to link ideas using simple conjunctive devices such as "and" and "but"; - grammatically correct simple sentence structure, and; - problem solving skills to identify audience and purpose of paper based and digital texts and use appropriate language. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - stages or processes of writing including planning, drafting and editing, and; - punctuation conventions of sentence writing.

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