Evaluative Essay: Examples, Format & Characteristics


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The three key elements of the evaluative essay are:

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1. One tool to make your evidence more effective is:

2. _____ can be helpful in an evaluative essay when you are presenting a controversial viewpoint:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can help you gauge your knowledge of evaluative essays and their characteristics. You will be quizzed on the elements of these essays and why they are used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools can help you assess your understanding of:

  • Components of an evaluative essay
  • Tools used to make evidence in writing more effective
  • Beneficial tools for controversial viewpoints
  • Defining the focus of a critique

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can be used to help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related essay lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about evaluative essays and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding establishing the essay's purpose

Additional Learning

To learn more about evaluative essays, review the corresponding lesson called Evaluative Essay: Examples, Format & Characteristics. This lesson will help you:

  • Define an evaluative essay
  • Identify the three components of an evaluative essay
  • Understand the criteria for creating an evaluative essay
  • Learn how to effectively wrap up an essay