Introductions of Technical Documents


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What is the purpose of an introduction?

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1. Why is providing background information important?

2. How should the purpose statement be written?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of technical document introductions. Assess your comprehension of concepts like the purpose of an introduction and background information.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Understand why providing background information is important
  • Recognize how the purpose statement should be written
  • Identify what type of language should be used in the introduction
  • Determine the differences between introductions and abstracts

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the purpose of introductions in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding background info and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the purpose statement

Additional Learning

You can learn more about Introductions of Technical Documents in the lesson that covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the purpose of the conclusion sentence
  • Recognize potential problems in introductions
  • Define introductions
  • Understand how to properly write introductions