What is a Reflective Essay? - Definition, Format & Examples


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What is the definition of a reflective essay?

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1. What part of a reflective essay shares either directly or indirectly, what the overall focus of the reflection will be?

2. What part of the reflective essay explains how the writer has changed or what the writer has learned and also explains what things caused the writer to change or learn something new?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A reflective essay is a personal piece of writing, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the definition and purpose of a reflective essay. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify and define the parts of an essay.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Essay structure
  • Elements of a reflective essay
  • Examples of reflective essays

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the parts of an essay
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reflective essays

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing, review the accompanying lesson called What is a Reflective Essay? - Definition, Format & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the definition of reflective essay
  • Understand the parts of reflective essay
  • Learn how to write a reflective essay
  • Identify examples of reflective essays