Text Types

There are four main types of text: (1) narrative; (2) expository; (3) descriptive; and (4) persuasive. The two main genres of writing, fiction and nonfiction fall within these four text types. Fiction is mainly narrative while nonfiction may be expository, descriptive or persuasive.

Text Purposes

As you watch this video, consider two questions:
(1) What are the three main purposes of writing?
(2) How do you know?

Text Features

Text Structures