How to Connect Ideas in an Informational Text


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Which of the following is NOT an example of an informational text?

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1. Why should you preview an informational text before reading?

2. Which of the following would you NOT preview before reading an informational text?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these study assessments to measure your understanding of connecting ideas in an informational text. Topics for the quiz will include examples of informational texts and why it might be beneficial to preview one before reading it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Ensure that you can do the following:

  • Identify what part of the informational text you wouldn't need to preview
  • Explain why headings and subheadings are important
  • Recognize the importance of sidebars and reviews

Skills Practiced

The following study skills will be practiced:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on connecting ideas in an informational text
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such the importance of headings and subheadings
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the significance of sidebars and reviews

Additional Learning

This lesson will guide you to learn more about informational writings. The lesson is named How to Connect Ideas in an Informational Text, and it will address the following study objectives:

  • Define informational text
  • Explain print features
  • Understand the role of a table of contents
  • Identify the purpose of a preface and a glossary