Audience, Purpose, and Language Use in Electronic Messages


  • Aug 5 2010 8:08 PM

    Susanne Melton


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This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, explores the language of electronic messages and how it affects other writing. Furthermore, it explores the freedom and creativity of using Internet abbreviations for specific purposes and examines the importance of a more formal style of writing based on audience. This lesson incorporates student handouts and links to a variety of web resources.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Technology