What is Informational Text? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples


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Which of the following statements is true about informational text?

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1. Informational text is usually found in?

2. Some characteristics of informational text include?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this writing form. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the characteristics and types of expository text.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Purpose of informational text
  • Features of informational writings
  • Places you can find informational text

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the features of informational text
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how informational text is written

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson called What is Informational Text? - Definition, Characteristics and Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of informational text
  • Understand the purpose of this type of writing
  • Know how to write informational texts
  • Look at some examples of informational writing