Using Information in Technical & Functional Texts


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Which of the following is considered a technical and/or functional text?

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1. You discover your neighbor has been opening your mail without your permission. Which of the following is an example of a text that could help you in this scenario?

2. You are having trouble understanding a textbook about the Civil War. Which of the following is accurate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Functional and technical text have different purposes and information within. Use this quiz and worksheet to test your knowledge of what you will see in a functional text, which text to use in different situations and other facts that will be discussed in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Text types that are functional and/or technical
  • Situational uses of these texts
  • Information found in them

Skills Practiced

These skills will be practiced by students:

  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the types of text that are functional and/or technical
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about which type of text should be used in different situations
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read facts regarding the information that can be found in these types of texts and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about technical and functional information in texts, review the accompanying lesson called Using Information in Technical & Functional Texts. Covered objectives include:

  • Define and differentiate between functional and technical texts
  • Know their purposes
  • Relate examples of each type of text