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MoGEA Writing - Sentence Structures - Chapter Summary
Learn more about sentence structure in advance of showcasing your abilities on the MoGEA Writing Subtest. The information in this chapter explains the particulars of declarative and imperative sentences. It will also remind you of the importance of varying your transition phrases as well as your sentence structure. While watching this chapter's online videos and reading the texts, review the four types of sentences and explore the ways in which you can utilize them in your essays. Upon completing the lessons, you might be capable of:
- Correctly identifying declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory sentences
- Employing pronouns and changing up sentence structure
- Distinguishing simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentences
Use this chapter as a flexible alternative to traditional classroom study. Experienced teachers lend their narrative skills and educational expertise to help you prepare for the MoGEA Writing Subtest. The convenient lessons allow you to pause, rewind or skip forward with just a click. Text transcripts follow the videos exactly, and often include bold key terminology. Five-question quizzes will test your knowledge of sentence structures.
MoGEA Writing - Sentence Structures Objectives
Effective August 31, 2015, there are four rather than five subtests on the Internet-based MoGEA examination. You'll have one hour each to complete the reading comprehension, science and social studies, mathematics and writing portions of the examination. Your expertise in the area of sentence structure will be evaluated in the MoGEA Writing Subtest, consisting of a written assignment. Your essay must range between 400 and 1,000 words. Apply the tips and strategies you acquired by reviewing this chapter as you seek entry into an undergraduate education preparation program.
1. Identifying Types of Sentences
Our language has four types of sentences. Watch this video lesson to not only learn the four types but also to discover the tricks to identifying types of sentences.
2. Varied Sentence Structure in Writing
Learn the meaning of sentence structure and the importance of varying sentence structure in writing in this lesson. Four strategies to help you vary your sentence structure will also be described.
3. How to Structure Sentences in an Essay
Sometimes we know what we want to write, but we are just unsure of the best way to write it. In this video, we will cover ways to structure sentences in an essay.
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Other chapters within the MoGEA Writing Subtest (067): Practice & Study Guide course
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- 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: Addressing the Audience
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