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Types of Writing
Types of Writing
Types of Writing

Types of Writing Assessment: Narrative, Expository, Descriptive, Persuasive


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For use as a pre- or post-test.

-This 20 question test covers the four basic types of writing: Narrative, Expository, Descriptive, Persuasive
-Most appropriate for grades 7-9, or low upperclassmen

-Page 1-2:  20 questions: multiple choice, fill in the blank, and identify
-Page 3-4:  Five writing samples, students need these to answer questions 16-20, in which they have to identify the type of writing in the sample.
-Page 5:  Answer key

Example Questions:
1. The purpose of expository writing is ________.
(A) to argue
(B) to persuade
(C) to explain
(D) to inform
(E) B & C
(answer is C)

2. The purpose of descriptive writing is ________.
(A) to argue
(B) to inform
(C) to debate
(D) to describe
(E) All of the above
(F) D and A
(answer is D)

8. Narrative writing is also sometimes called ______________ writing.
(possible answers: story or creative)

9. The kind of writing which supports a main idea using examples, details, and/or facts is called ______________ writing.
(answer is expository)

17. Example B on the Additional Test Material handout is what type of writing?

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