Types of Writing

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What are the four types of writing?

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1. What is expository writing?

2. What is narrative writing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The primary goal of this quiz/worksheet is to help you assess your comprehension of the types of writing and their characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To specify, you will be asked to define the following:

  • Descriptive writing
  • Persuasive writing
  • Narrative writing
  • Expository writing

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as expository writing and narrative writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the four types of writing
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as descriptive and persuasive writing

Additional Learning

Go ahead and check out our lesson titled Types of Writing. This lesson will help you understand more about this information with topics like:

  • Qualities of the types of writing
  • Differences among the types of writing
  • Similarities among the types of writing
  • Examples of when to use the different types of writing
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