Informational Writing: Types & Samples Video

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The primary purpose of informational writing is to ___________.

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1. Informational writing includes ___________.

2. Informational writing does NOT involve the following:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of types of informational writing. You'll be assessed on the definition and nature of this form of writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The primary purpose of informational writing
  • The factual nature of informational writing
  • Examples of informational writing

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the types of informational writing
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about informational writing in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding text structures utilized in informational writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what does and doesn't constitute examples of informational writing

Additional Learning

Check out our lesson called Informational Writing: Types & Samples to learn more about what informational writing entails. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define informational writing
  • Compare and contrast informational writing with other writing forms
  • Identify and give an example of three types of informational writing
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