This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop writing skills to create a range of familiar and some less familiar handwritten and digital text types of limited complexity for learning purposes.  Learners at this level work independently and continue to build and use their own familiar support resources.

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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: - structure and sequence writing to produce text; - use punctuation devices such as full stops and commas, capitalisation of letters; - use grammatical forms for different purposes such as giving explanations"; - use dependent clauses with simple connectives such as when, if; - use a range of strategies to spell unfamiliar words, and; - identify audience and purpose of hand written 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; - punctuation conventions of sentence writing such as full stops, commas and question marks; - technical vocabulary and acronyms relevant to the workplace, and; - difference between formal and informal registers.

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