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A brochure for custom glass windows with product descriptions, sample images, coupons.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
Directions to the mall written by a friend or relative.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
The story of a teacher who helps some of her students get to college.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
A speech written by a famous basketball player urging young people to stay in school.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
A website describing a local dog leash ordinance, detailing its history and the penalties for walking around with one’s dog unleashed.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
A young girl’s note to her parents giving reasons why they should buy a puppy.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
An article comparing and contrasting American and Canadian health care systems.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
A poem about a “packrat,” a person who refuses to throw things away, even things that most people would consider garbage.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
A pamphlet urging people not to eat animals or use products made from animals or animal suffering because the author thinks that is cruel and unnecessary.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
A politician’s speech about how homes should be provided to families who cannot afford them.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
The story of a young woman who, after the death of her grandfather, quit her job in the business world and returned home to help her aging grandmother.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
A cook book containing recipes for making cakes, cookies, and other desserts.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
A book of over 1,000 knock-knock jokes.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
The documentation and instructions for a new touch-screen tablet personal computer.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
The lyrics to the top ten songs on the radio this week.
a) Persuade b) Inform c) Entertain d)
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