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MoGEA Writing - Focused and Unified Works - Chapter Summary
Develop your ability to write a strong, focused essay when you study this chapter. As you watch each of its online video and text lessons, you'll be shown tips and strategies for making an outline, creating unified paragraphs, and ensuring that you convey information clearly. You could also learn how to make transition statements, use supporting details and achieve unity in your essays. Utilize these important skills when you're taking the MoGEA Writing Subtest for admission to an undergraduate educator preparation program. Absorb this information so that you can:
- Effectively respond to an essay prompt
- Create a well-developed essay body
- Improve the structure of your sentences and paragraphs
- Define and implement transition statements
Experienced educators present these video and text lessons, which are designed to be studied at your own pace. Each one includes short quizzes that will test your progress and retention as you get ready to take the MoGEA Writing Subtest. Access the lessons 24/7 with your tablet, laptop or other Internet-connected device. You'll locate extra course information as well as an ask-an-expert feature upon visiting the Dashboard area.
MoGEA Writing - Focused and Unified Works Objectives
When you take the MoGEA Writing Subtest, you'll complete one written assignment. It should consist of no more than 1,000 words, but must include a minimum of 400 words. Display your ability to create essays and paragraphs that are focused and unified when you're working through this section. You'll have an hour to complete writing subtest of the Internet-based MoGEA examination and an hour each to complete its other three subtests: Reading Comprehension and Interpretation, Science and Social Studies, and Mathematics.
1. How to Focus Your Essay and Respond to the Essay Prompt
In this video, learn how to ensure that your writing responds directly to your assignment. Then find out how to spot where you may have strayed from the paper's point and how to get back on track.
2. How to Write a Strong Essay Body
This video will show you how to achieve unified, coherent body paragraphs in your essays. By creating well-developed body paragraphs, your essays will be cleaner, sharper and earn you a better grade!
3. Structuring Paragraphs and Sentences: Tips and Tricks
Once you've developed an outline, it's time to begin drafting your essay. This lesson will walk you through the steps of putting together a body paragraph and show you how to ensure that your paragraphs are unified, coherent and well-developed.
4. Transition Statements: Definition & Examples
Transition statements are a sort of signal. They are words, phrases, or sentences that connect one topic or idea to another in a paper or essay in a smooth, coherent way. They essentially let your reader know that you about to change directions.
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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: Rhetorical Strategies
- MoGEA Writing: Addressing the Audience
- MoGEA Writing Subtest Flashcards