About This Chapter
MoGEA Writing: Addressing the Audience - Chapter Summary
The video and text lessons in this chapter will help improve your writing skills by assisting you in developing methods to appropriately address differing audiences. The lessons will review the following topics and techniques:
- Definition of audience in writing
- Importance of establishing tone in your essay
- Persuading and informing
- Writing for your audience
Our knowledgeable instructors walk you through the various ideas and techniques using the videos and texts included in the lessons. You are more than welcome to read over the transcript of each video to review the information. Use the self-assessment quiz at the end of each lesson to practice your writing abilities.
MoGEA Writing: Addressing the Audience - Objectives
The MoGEA is an exam designed for aspiring educators. A passing score on all subtests is required to gain entrance into the Missouri Educator Preparation program. The lessons in this chapter help you prepare for the writing subtest. This consists of only one writing assignment, so reviewing proper writing methods is essential.
The MoGEA consists of 5 subtests all of which can be taken at one time or separately. The MoGEA is an internet-based exam; all subtests are multiple choice with the exception of the writing subtest.
1. What is Audience in Writing? - Definition & Examples
In this lesson, you'll learn what an audience in writing is and see how knowing your audience can make your writing clearer and more interesting. Take a look at some examples, and then test your knowledge with a quiz.
2. How to Determine if Your Essay Addresses its Audience
You have written an essay, but are unsure if it is appropriate for your audience. Watch this video lesson to learn how to identify your audience and verify that your essay addresses the correct audience.
3. Writing for Your Audience
By understanding some fundamental characteristics about your audience, you can write more effectively and be in better control of how well your writing is received by that audience. This video explains the basic points that you should consider in order to provide more informative and more persuasive essays for your readers.
4. Tone, Audience & Purpose in Essays
What is tone? How do you create a tone within an essay? Watch this video lesson to learn how writing with a specific audience and purpose in mind will help you to achieve an appropriate tone.
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Other chapters within the MoGEA Writing Subtest (067): Practice & Study Guide course
- MoGEA Writing: Grammar & Usage
- MoGEA Writing: Sentence Structures
- MoGEA Writing: Essay Development
- MoGEA Writing: Elements of Effective Writing
- MoGEA Writing: Essay Structure
- MoGEA Writing: Using Evidence to Support Claims
- MoGEA Writing: Focused & Unified Works
- MoGEA Writing: Rhetorical Strategies
- MoGEA Writing Subtest Flashcards