Informational Texts: Organizational Features & Structures


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Which of the following is NOT true about informational texts?

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1. What features might an author use when writing an informational text?

2. If an author writes on Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, this would be an example of which informational text pattern?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Informational texts are very different from other styles of writing. This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of this writing style, including its uses and features.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assets will check your knowledge of the following:

  • The characteristics of informational texts
  • Features that might be used in informational texts
  • What informational text pattern a topic works best with

Skills Practiced

These assets will involve the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on informational texts
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about informational texts in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of informational text patterns to determine what types of information are best suited for each pattern

Additional Learning

Informational texts serve a particular purpose, which you can review in the lesson called Informational Texts: Organizational Features and Structures. The lesson will cover the following:

  • Defining informational texts and their purpose
  • Discussing the possible features that might turn up in informational texts
  • Providing examples of informational writing and what type of information it might discuss