Day 2: Audience

Who are we writing to? What do we know about our audience? How does that shape our texts?

Our students are often writing for an audience that they don’t know well. Their teachers know more and have experienced more than they have. The audience of “educated readers” has expectations that they don’t fully know or comprehend. This makes writing hard! And intimidating.

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About Lindsay M. Ellis

Director of the Lake Michigan Writing Project and Writing Across the Curriculum at GVSU
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