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MoGEA Writing: Using Evidence to Support Claims - Chapter Summary
Look to this chapter if you'd like to boost your knowledge of gather evidence and use supporting claims in writing prior to taking the MoGEA Writing Subtest. Gain the skills necessary to present sound evidence and supporting details that uphold your position. The lessons also highlight common errors such as illogical and incomplete comparisons and the misuse of superlatives, and they review how to avoid these kinds of mistakes. As you get ready for the MoGEA Writing Subtest, study these video lessons for assistance with:
- Defining and using logos, pathos and ethos
- Writing an excellent essay by using logical sentences and not making faulty comparisons
- Providing examples and evidence that support your work
- Determining the credibility of your research and sources
- Understanding supporting details and exemplification essays
- Exploring the use of sensory details
Working your way through these lessons could provide you with the expertise you need to perform well on the MoGEA Writing Subtest. The videos can be paused, stopped or re-watched at your convenience, and they're narrated by expert instructors. Check out the bold terms in the text lessons and further your comprehension of their meanings. Each lesson has a short quizz a designed to enhance your learning experience. If you have questions on this topics in this chapter, submit them for personalized assistance.
MoGEA Writing: Using Evidence to Support Claims Chapter Objectives
You'll be required to take four subtests on the MoGEA examination, all of which are administered by computer. The MoGEA Writing Subtest has a one-hour time limit for completion, as do all of the other subtests. Recall the topics covered in this chapter when you set out to prove your ability to provide sufficient evidence and support claims in your writing. The writing subtest consists of one written assignment. You'll be asked to use a minimum of 400 words, but your response should have no more than 1,000 words.
1. Logos, Ethos and Pathos: 3 Ways to Appeal to an Audience in Essays
Appeal is an important aspect to writing, especially when your goal is to inform and/or persuade the reader in some area. In this lesson, we will examine the three main types of appeal: logos, ethos and pathos
2. What is Logos? - Definition & Meaning
Find out what logos is, and how to use it in persuasive writing. Learn how to apply logos with inductive and deductive reasoning, then take a quiz to test your knowledge.
3. How to Write Logical Sentences and Avoid Faulty Comparisons
Your sentences may not always make as much sense as you think they do, especially if you're comparing two or more things. It's easy to let comparisons become illogical, incomplete, or ambiguous. Learn how to avoid making faulty comparisons on your way to writing a great essay.
4. Supporting Your Writing with Examples and Evidence
Watch this lesson to learn how to make strong arguments and write better papers by using evidence effectively. It's not just about piling on a bunch of facts!
5. Reliable Research: How to Determine If a Source is Credible & Accurate
Learn how to do research that is credible and accurate by evaluating your sources for how relevant the information is, how verifiable the information is, and how unbiased your source is after listening to this lesson on how to do reliable research!
6. How to Support Your Claims in Writing With Reasoning and Evidence
What makes an essay persuasive? How can you convince people that your position is the stronger side? In this lesson, we'll explore reasons and evidence and how to use them in a persuasive essay to convince others to support your side.
7. Supporting Details: Definition & Examples
Find out what supporting details are and their role in essay writing. Learn the different ways to include supporting details, then take a quiz to test your new skills.
8. Exemplification Essay: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will explore the components of the exemplification essay and how it uses specific examples in order to try and convince your audience that your side is the right side.
9. Sensory Details in Writing: Definition & Examples
The writer's ability to create a gripping and memorable story has much to do with engaging our five senses. This lesson will teach you how to make your writing pop by using the five senses.
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- MoGEA Writing: Sentence Structures
- MoGEA Writing: Essay Development
- MoGEA Writing: Elements of Effective Writing
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