Reading Strategies for Expository Texts


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Which is an example of expository text?

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1. What are two areas to teach when instructing reading of expository text?

2. Which of the following is a text structure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of reading expository text and discover how teaching students to read these types of texts can be a complicated task. The quiz questions will test you on areas to teach during instruction on reading expository text.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Text structure
  • Text features in expository text
  • Example of expository text

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on strategies in reading expository text
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information regarding what teachers should remember when teaching expository texts
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding text features in expository texts
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of expository text

Additional Learning

To learn more about teaching students to read expository writing, review the accompanying lesson, Reading Strategies for Expository Texts. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define author's purpose
  • Understand the purpose of teaching expository text structure
  • Identify another name for expository texts