What is Expository Text? - Definition, Types & Examples Video


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Expository text could best be compared to

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1. The following are examples of expository text:

2. Expository text is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Expository text is writing with a purpose of informing the reader. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of the form by assessing you on your knowledge of the characteristics and examples of expository text.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Characteristics of expository text
  • Examples of expository text
  • Expository vs. narrative text

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on expository text
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as expository and narrative text
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of expository text

Additional Learning

To learn more about types of expository text, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Expository Text? - Definition, Types & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of expository text
  • Understand how to determine the credibility of non-fiction text
  • Identify common examples of expository text