Interpreting Graphics in Persuasive & Functional Texts


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What is the purpose of a graphic in a functional or persuasive text?

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1. Which type of graphic might have a key and a scale?

2. Which graphic will have a horizontal and vertical axis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Graphics are frequently used in persuasive and functional texts. With these learning assessments, you'll be asked to identify several different types of graphics and understand the components of each type.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions will quiz you on:

  • Reason for graphics in persuasive or functional texts
  • Type of graphic that may include a scale and key
  • Graphic with a horizontal and vertical axis
  • Visually identifying types of graphics
  • Graphics that require numbers with a sum of 100

Skills Practiced

The skills you'll be tested on include:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of charts and graphs to answer questions about their use in texts that are functional or persuasive
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the related lesson on graphics in persuasive and functional texts
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can view a graphic example and identify its type

Additional Learning

You can get a deeper understanding of these types of graphics by checking out the related lesson, Interpreting Graphics in Persuasive & Functional Texts. The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Define functional and persuasive texts
  • Learn why graphics help clarify concepts to readers
  • Interpret examples of graphics and assess the information they present