Self-Assessment in Writing: Definition & Examples


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What is self-assessment in writing?

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1. Why is self-assessment in writing important?

2. Which of the following is NOT a way to practice self-assessment during writing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Self-assessment is a very important step in the process of writing. This quiz/worksheet combination will test your understanding of this aspect in the development of written works. The quiz questions will test you on methods of practicing self-assessment and questions writers should ask during this process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments test you on the following:

  • The meaning of self-assessment as it applies to the writing process
  • The importance of self-assessment
  • The definition of critical thinking

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information regarding questions to ask yourself during self-assessment
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as self-assessment and critical thinking
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways to exercise self-assessment during writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the importance of this assessment in writing

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this important step in writing by viewing the associated lesson called, Self-Assessment in Writing: Definition & Examples. In this lesson, you will:

  • Differentiate between self-assessment during and after writing
  • Understand the impact this step has on the writing process
  • Learn when to apply the methods of self-assessment