What is Persuasive Text? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following statements is true about persuasive writing?

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1. How does the author share their opinion about an issue through persuasive writing?

2. What is the main intention of the author when writing a persuasive paper?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of persuasive writing. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the reasons for using persuasive writing, as well as popular techniques.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on aspects of persuasive writing, including:

  • The definition of persuasive writing
  • Places where persuasive writing is most commonly found
  • The importance of exploring both sides of an issue

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on persuasive writing
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of persuasion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the intention of the author in persuasive writing

Additional Learning

To learn more about persuasive writing, review the accompanying lesson entitled What is Persuasive Text? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define persuasive writing
  • Learn various examples of persuasive writing
  • Understand successful techniques in persuasive writing
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