Persuasive Essay: Format, Topics & Examples

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Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

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What is a persuasive essay?

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1. What is an important aspect of choosing a topic for persuasive essays?

2. What is an important part of an introductory paragraph?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Students who want to make sure they know how to write a successful persuasive essay can check out this quiz and worksheet. It will ask questions on choosing a topic and the format of this essay type.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet, students will be asked questions about the following components of a persuasive essay:

  • Definition of a persuasive essay
  • Persuasive essay formatting and paragraph functions
  • Important aspect of choosing a topic

Skills Practiced

Those who take the quiz/worksheet will be practicing the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read the related lesson on persuasive essays and pull out the most critical information on paragraphs
  • Defining key concepts - define the key concept 'persuasive essay'
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the functions of paragraphs within a persuasive essay
  • Information recall - access information about the how to choose a topic for a persuasive essay

Additional Learning

Read the accompanying lesson, Persuasive Essay: Format, Topics & Examples, to learn more. It will help students meet these goals and objectives:

  • Define terms like 'persuasion' and 'thesis sentence'
  • Learn what to include in the five paragraphs of a persuasive essay
  • Understand the format of a persuasive essay by reviewing an example
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