Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text


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What is the primary purpose of an informational text?

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1. What should you NOT do before reading an informational text?

2. Which of the following should you do as you read an informational text?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet measure your understanding of textual evidence and informational texts. Quiz questions will test you on the characteristics of textual evidence, and what is done after informational text is read.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will evaluate you on:

  • What to do before reading an informational text
  • Recommendations for after reading an informational text
  • Characteristics of textual evidence
  • What to do while reading an informational text
  • The purpose of informational text

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on textual evidence and informational texts
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the aim of informational text
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding techniques to use while reading an informational text

Additional Learning

To reinforce your knowledge of textual evidence and informational texts, check the related lesson titled Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text. The lesson contains these objectives:

  • Identify what informational text is, and what readers can expect from this type of writing
  • Recall the pre-reading, reading and post-reading steps of informational texts
  • Review various types of textual evidence
  • Learn about questions readers should be thinking about when reading textual evidence