Information Writing: Definition, Style & Examples


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Information writing should never do which of the following?

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1. Which of the following texts would most likely incorporate informational writing?

2. Why are credible sources necessary to information writing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Information writing is different from many other forms of writing in both purpose and tone. This quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of this style of writing, including its characteristics, genre, and purpose.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The purpose and genre of information writing
  • Choosing texts that would use information writing
  • Explaining why credible sources are important

Skills Practiced

This worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related information writing lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding information writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about information writing

Additional Learning

To learn more about information writing, review the accompanying lesson Information Writing: Definition, Style & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Outlining the purpose and definition of information writing
  • Providing examples of places you might find information writing
  • Explaining the style characteristics of information writing