Persuasive Texts: Main Idea, Purpose & Audience


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What is the goal of persuasive writing?

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1. Which of these questions does NOT lead you to discovering the main idea of a persuasive text?

2. Which is NOT an example of a call to action?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz's purpose is to help you examine how much you know about significant subjects dealing with persuasive writing, such as its goal, vital components, and how those components are put to use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our aim is to ask you about:

  • What persuasive writing is for
  • How to discover a persuasive text's main idea
  • Examples of a call to action
  • The intended audience for a persuasive text

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding persuasive writing's purpose and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of an intended audience
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding call to action

Additional Learning

See what you might have missed about these concepts with the aid of our corresponding lesson, Persuasive Texts: Main Idea, Purpose & Audience. This lesson's goal is to help you with topics like:

  • The formulation of a main idea
  • How the intended audience comes into play
  • Why an author/speaker is writing/giving a speech