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Much Ado About Nothing
Students explore the genre of romantic comedy through their reading of Much Ado About Nothing. In this literary genres lesson, students study the genre of romantic comedy through their reading of Much Ado About Nothing. Students consider the structure of the play, the plot, and draw comparisons between other genres.
10th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
In this grammar worksheet, 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 18 Views 16 Downloads
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 55 Views 174 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 15 Views 265 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 13 Views 53 Downloads
Modesto City Schools Library Lesson Plan: Genre Assessment
Students identify the genre of literature passages. In this literary genre lesson, 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 10 Views 70 Downloads
Identifying the Content, Form, and Style of the Science Fiction Genre as seen in Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Students identify basic characteristics of the science fiction film genre and consider how those characteristics are parodied in film. They view "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" and participate in a discussion to compare the film to the Cold War.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 21 Downloads
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 7 Views 63 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
Different Strokes for Different Folks
Fourth graders are taken to the media center to review various genre of literature, apply information and concepts to evaluate examples and locate specific genre, and search for materials for reading enjoyment. A good lesson for genre identification.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
I Hate Being Different
Students are introduced to a variety of genres present in reading. In groups, they identify the characteristics of the different genres. They decide which one is most interesting to them and they use the internet to discover more information about it.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Heartfelt/Handmade Activities: Genre Painting
Students examine genre painting. They explore the Illinois State Museum website, identify how genre paintings were composed, analyze the activities of an Illinois farm in the 1850s, and create a genre painting of current everyday activities.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads