How to Recognize Gaps & Inconsistencies in a Text


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A gap in a text happens when a writer ____.

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1. An inconsistency in a text occurs when a writer ____.

2. A gap in a nonfiction argumentative text happens when a writer ____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can depend on this quiz/worksheet to ask you fill-in-the-blank questions on concepts like when text gaps and inconsistencies happen in many different styles of writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet's aim is to ask you about things like:

  • Gaps in texts
  • Inconsistencies in texts
  • Nonfiction argumentative text gaps
  • Informational text gaps
  • Fictional text gaps

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of text gaps in informational and argumentative texts
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ways writers can create inconsistencies in their work and interpret it correctly
  • Making Connections-use understanding of the concept of gaps in fiction

Additional Learning

In order to learn more about gaps and inconsistencies in texts, you can watch our associated video lesson by the name of How to Recognize Gaps & Inconsistencies in a Text. This lesson will be very helpful when it comes to topics such as:

  • Why you should look out for gaps and inconsistencies
  • Ways gaps make an appearance in a large variation of texts
  • The difference between gaps and inconsistencies
  • Examples of text gaps