Comparing & Contrasting the Structures of Texts: Analysis, Meaning & Style


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Which structure presents a sequence of events in time?

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1. Which structure considers the similarities and differences of two or more subjects?

2. Which style tells a story?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Structure is the way a piece of writing is organized, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of different styles and structures for text.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Structure presenting a sequence of events in time
  • Similarities and differences between two or or subjects in a specific structure
  • Storytelling style
  • Writing style that attempts to convince readers to accept a point of view

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to sharpen the following skills:

  • 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 terms, such as chronological and narrative
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding text structure
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about text style

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing, review the accompanying lesson on Comparing & Contrasting the Structures of Texts: Analysis, Meaning & Style. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the five primary structures of non-fiction text
  • Learn about different styles of text
  • Understand the purpose of structure and style