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Consolidate Writing Skills


TAFE SA Code: CAAFC Nominal Hours: 30 (whole Unit) Unit Descriptor:
The focus of the unit is to consolidate your skills and knowledge for necessary for writing a range of simple texts within a community, education, or vocational context.

Application of Unit:
This unit applies to you when you want to develop writing skills for employment, education and/or community participation. See Australian Core Skills framework levels of Performance for more detail.
http://deewr.gov.au/SKILLS/PROGRAMS/LITANDNUM/ACSF/Pages/default.aspx

You need to be able to identify the audience for your writing and have a clearly defined purpose and structure.

You need to demonstrate:


Evidence of your planning process Ability to draft your work Editing and proof reading skills Good presentation of final copies

You will need to accurately spell:


common sight words words with regular spelling words with personal significance

Adapted by Pauline B from BBS Skills site for delivery by NAP SA NotSchool Pilot in South Australia 2012 Consolidating READING and WRITING Skills RESEARCH on HEALTHY FOOD GROUPS Assignment

Grammatical features include:


basic punctuation (full stops, capital letters and commas etc) simple verbs in correct tense conjunctions such as and and but time locators e.g. yesterday, first, before, then

Authentic writing opportunities for you may include:


a letter of introduction for a structured work placement contribution to a published newsletter filling out forms resumes invitations

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Adapted by Pauline B from BBS Skills site for delivery by NAP SA NotSchool Pilot in South Australia 2012 Consolidating READING and WRITING Skills RESEARCH on HEALTHY FOOD GROUPS Assignment

Consolidating Reading Skills


Certificate 1 Education and Skills Development
Compulsory Unit

This activity relates to the highlighted elements of this unit

Adapted by Pauline B from BBS Skills site for delivery by NAP SA NotSchool Pilot in South Australia 2012 Consolidating READING and WRITING Skills RESEARCH on HEALTHY FOOD GROUPS Assignment

Performance Criteria 1 Use codes and conventions of unambiguous, everyday texts to assist /support reading
1.1 Apply Word Recognition Skills 1.2 Learn new vocab in relevant contexts 1.3 Use organisational features and punctuation to aid reading 2 Understand unambiguous ,everyday texts 2.1 Locate texts relevant to needs and interests 2.2 State reasons for reading 2.3 Use range of reading strategies 3 Engage with unambiguous, everyday texts to construct meaning 3.1 Make predictions about content based on features of text 3.2 Make connections between text and own experiences 3.3 Read to acquire information 3.4 Draw simple logical conclusions from text 3.5 Apply information to complete tasks, solve problems or make decisions 4 Identify the authorship and /or source of ambiguous, everyday texts 4.1 Recognise that the source of information influences reliability or importance 4.2 Understand that text features may influence the interpretation of a message 4.3 Identify that a text is influenced by and will reflect the authors position 4.4 Express own opinion in response to text

Consolidate Writing Skills


Certificate 1 Education and Skills Development This activity relates to the highlighted elements
Adapted by Pauline B from BBS Skills site for delivery by NAP SA NotSchool Pilot in South Australia 2012 Consolidating READING and WRITING Skills RESEARCH on HEALTHY FOOD GROUPS Assignment

Compulsory Unit

of this unit
Performance Criteria Determine content of simple texts 1.1 Identify intended audience 1.2 Gather information and ideas 1.3 Determine the type of text to be written 1.4 Identify the features of the particular text type 1.5 Select content and length for text type Draft simple texts 2.1 Draft information and ideas in a logical sequence 2.2 Choose appropriate text features and language for audience and purpose 2.3 Use a range of tools to assist in the writing 2.4 Refine content and length for text type Write, revise, proof read and edit simple texts 3.1 Write, revise, proof-read and edit for meaning and accuracy 3.2 Seek feedback on writing from peers and/or facilitator 3.3 Present texts in an appropriate format

Adapted by Pauline B from BBS Skills site for delivery by NAP SA NotSchool Pilot in South Australia 2012 Consolidating READING and WRITING Skills RESEARCH on HEALTHY FOOD GROUPS Assignment

Healthy Eating Research Assignment:


Part One Learning Objectives To increase understanding of healthy eating choices when shopping ACTION Research healthy food in order to gain an understanding of the main food groups. Use these sites below to read about healthy food.

http://www.kidspot.com.au/schoolzone/Teaching-kids-how-tocook-Food-pyramid+4649+419+article.htm http://dietfoodplans4u.com/how-to-select-the-diet-meal-plan-andhealth-food/

ACTION Look up the healthy food pyramid on these sites. Fill in this table
HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES Foods I should eat the most Foods I should eat the least

Adapted by Pauline B from BBS Skills site for delivery by NAP SA NotSchool Pilot in South Australia 2012 Consolidating READING and WRITING Skills RESEARCH on HEALTHY FOOD GROUPS Assignment