Genre Types Teacher Resources
From fantasy novel studies to informational text lessons, we've collected materials for every genre in your curriculum.
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Strategies for Identifying Genres
Examine the different strategies that could be used to determine what genre something is with upper graders. They will learn that knowing the genre type can sometimes help their comprehension. They will also complete a worksheet to help build their new knowledge.
5th - 6th Language Arts 80 Views 191 Downloads
Identifying Genres of Literature Through Primary Sources
Investigate children's literature by utilizing a T-chart to identify genres through primary sources. Young readers will explore the differences between classic literature such as The Secret Garden and Harry Potter to identify their genre.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 270 Downloads
In this grammar activity, students match twelve movie genres with their appropriate definitions and examples from two answer banks and then translate the titles into Chinese. Students answer six questions regarding personal movie favorites in complete sentences.
7th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 27 Views 21 Downloads
Identifying Genre by Previewing a Text
The title, subtitle, footnotes, and text all provide clues about the genre of a work. Check out this video, which models how to look for clues in "The Story of Arachne, Nature's Weaver." The narrator marks down ideas on a virtual sticky note while she reads through the title and text.
5 mins 7th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Genres and Literature
Define literary genres with your eager readers. Each slide contains a brief description of what elements to look for when identifying informational text, folktales, myths, fiction, and non-fiction genres. Tip: Print out tiny images of popular books and have students sort them into different genres based on the description provided in this presentation.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 10 Views 64 Downloads
Genres and Literature
Young readers are shown that a "genre" of literature means the kind of story one is reading. Viewers enjoy a presentation that shows the book covers of many Golden Sower and Newbery winning books that fit each of the following genres: fiction, fantasy, poetry, traditional literature, and informational.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 7 Views 49 Downloads
Previewing a Text Using Title and Genre
Can you tell what a text is about before you even read it? Sixth graders use the title and genre of a fictional text to make predictions about what the story will be about. A brief video guides them through the strategy of making predictions with limited information, helping to reinforce using context clues to analyze text.
3 mins 5th - 7th Language Arts 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Before venturing into the library, review the different literature genres with this PowerPoint. Students are exposed to different genres, from fiction to biographies. Each section of this vibrant presentation includes examples for students to check out.
4th - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 64 Downloads
Purposes of Reading Fiction and Nonfiction
How does the purpose of a fiction book differ from the purpose on a non-fiction text? Model for your young readers a scenario in which each kind of book might be useful or fun to read and show examples of each genre. A list of suggested fiction and non-fiction books on the same topic is included as is an independent practice worsksheet.
1st Language Arts 45 Views 95 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Elements of the Short Story
What elements make the short story a distinct genre? After generating a list of common elements and a working definition, class members identify the characters, setting, plot, rising action, crisis, climax, and conclusion in “The Three Little Pigs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 66 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Discuss what makes a myth with your class as you read two titles that exemplify the genre. Two myths that explain events in nature are read and charted, focusing on details from the text. The instructional activity culminates in a practice activity where they illustrate an example of nature from one of the books, then explain why it is a myth.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Familiarize your class with the genre of biography. After some direct instruction about biography, work together to discuss historical facts and significant events from A Picture Book of Anne Frank by David A. Adler. In order to assess individual understanding, ask class members to answer comprehension questions about the book.
4th Language Arts 17 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Do your sixth graders like science fiction? Learn to identify elements of the science fiction genre with a literature lesson. They read from Only You Can Save Mankind and identify the objects, words, and characters from the scenarios.
6th Language Arts 27 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Much Ado About Nothing
Learners explore the genre of romantic comedy through their reading of Much Ado About Nothing. In this literary genres instructional activity, students study the genre of romantic comedy through their reading of Much Ado About Nothing.
10th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Fifth graders explore fiction genres. They examine the special features of fiction genres. Students examine various fiction books and determine the genre of each book. They study the genres of mystery, fantasy, science fiction and historical fiction.
5th Language Arts 18 Views 56 Downloads
Modesto City Schools Library Lesson Plan: Genre Assessment
Students identify the genre of literature passages. In this literary genre lesson plan, students study the characteristics of a variety of literary genres. They read eleven short passages and tell which genre they represent on the associated matching activity worksheet.
4th - 6th Language Arts 13 Views 73 Downloads