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What is Creative Writing? - Definition, Types & Examples

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Creative writing is writing that tries to share...

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1. Which of the following is an example of creative writing?

2. Unlike novels and plays, poems do not have to rely on...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of characteristics and types of creative writing. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the definition of creative writing as well as an example of creative writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Creative writing defined
  • An example of creative writing
  • Differentiating between novels, plays, and poems
  • Notable writing technique in Great Expectations
  • Classifying academic papers in regards to creative writing

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related characteristics and types of creative writing lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about characteristics and types of creative writing and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding characteristics and types of creative writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics and types of creative writing

Additional Learning

To learn more about creative writing, review the accompanying lesson What is Creative Writing? - Definition, Types & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define creative writing
  • Identify three types of creative writing discussed in the lesson
  • List five literary devices mentioned in the lesson
  • Differentiate between novels, plays, and poems
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