Writing for Your Audience


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What should you consider to ensure that you're writing effectively for your audience?

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1. When you think about what level of knowledge your reader has about your topic, you should consider which of the following criteria?

2. People write for many reasons. Some want to inform, others want to persuade while others aim to teach or train their audience. If you are concerned about what your readers think about you based on your writing, what does this represent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It's important to keep your audience in mind when writing, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of why. You'll be assessed on your understanding of how to tailor your writing to suit a particular audience.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Persuasive essay writing
  • Secondary objective in writing
  • Techniques for appealing to an audience

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding your goals when writing for an audience
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about effectively reaching your audience

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing, review the lesson called Writing for Your Audience. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn how to gauge audience perspective
  • Understand how considering your audience can improve your writing
  • Know techniques for persuading audiences
  • List the four points to consider when striving to write for a given audience