Technical Text: Definition & Examples


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A technical text is intended to:

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1. Technical texts belong to what type of literature that represents any verse or prose work meant to be instructional?

2. Technical texts are often noted for their attention to organization, which can often be seen in the appearance of numerous:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Technical texts can be found on bookshelves in a variety of settings, and they serve an importance purpose. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your comprehension of this purpose and also cover different examples of technical texts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • The type of literature technical texts fall under
  • Types of technical texts
  • Characteristics of technical texts

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet give you the opportunity to put the following skills to use:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on what technical text is
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept technical writing to identify its characteristics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the difference between technical text and other types of literature, like poetry
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the organization of a technical text

Additional Learning

Our lesson named Technical Text: Definition & Examples will help you further explore this kind of literature. The material's objectives are as follows:

  • List different examples of technical text
  • Identify the purpose of technical texts
  • Compare and contrast technical text with other kinds of written works