The Social Nature of Writing for the Classroom: Voice, Audience, Response & Activities

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

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The intended target of a piece is the:

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1. The tone of a piece is its:

2. Audience and voice are examples of how writing is a ____ activity.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can help sharpen your awareness of the factors that make up efficient written communication.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • Term used to identify the intended reader of a piece
  • What determines that writing is a certain type of activity
  • Purpose of having students write emails
  • Reason for having students retell a story from the point of view of different characters
  • Word that defines the tone of a piece

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to work on the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the social nature of writing for children
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of effective communication through writing
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as audience and voice as they relate to written communication
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding instructing children in the social nature of writing

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing as a social activity, review the accompanying lesson on the social nature of writing for children. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • Discuss the main reason why people write
  • Investigate why you should consider the nature of your prospective reader before you write
  • Explain why it's important to establish a voice
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