This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop writing skills to create simple, familiar and predictable handwritten and digital text types for personal purposes. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources.

Unit details

Study level:
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: - grammatically correct simple sentence structure; - upper and lower case letters consistently; - beginning ability to structure text; - use developing ability to link ideas using simple conjunctive devices such as "and" and "but"; - familiar letter patterns for spelling, and; - problem solving skills to identify audience and purpose of 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; - knowledge of punctuation conventions of sentence writing.

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