How to Recognize Characteristics of Non-literary Texts


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How many literary types does literature have?

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1. An example of literary nonfiction is:

2. What is a characteristic of non-literary text?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How do literary texts differ from non-literary texts? With this worksheet/quiz combo, you'll be answering questions related to this concept, such as the number of literary type(s) of literature there are and an example of literary nonfiction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out what you know about these points:

  • One characteristic of a non-literary work
  • The use(s) of texts that are non-literary
  • Goal of non-literary texts

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on non-literary texts and their characteristics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the number of literary types that exist (if any) and the purpose of writing a text that's non-literary
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when we might use non-literary texts in our daily life

Additional Learning

Learn more about the types of texts with the lesson called How to Recognize Characteristics of Non-literary Texts. You'll be taught about these key areas:

  • How we define 'literature'
  • An instruction manual and its non-literary characteristics
  • 'Call to action' in a non-literary text