What is Essay Critique? - Definition & Examples


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

When critiquing an essay, the best approach is to read through the work and simply mark all errors you see.

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Which of the following is an essay-level error?

2. Which of the following is a paragraph-level error?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how essays are critiqued. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the different levels of errors in essay writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on aspects of essay critiques, including:

  • The purpose of an introductory paragraph
  • Essay-level errors
  • Paragraph-level errors
  • Sentence-level errors

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 essay critiques
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the different levels of errors in essay writing
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the makeup of a successful essay

Additional Learning

To learn more about essay critiques, review the accompanying lesson entitled What is Essay Critique? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about sentence, paragraph and essay-level errors
  • Understand the purpose of introductory and concluding paragraphs
  • Learn key terms related to essay critiques, including wordiness and mechanical errors