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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HS 204: Introduction to Literature: Poetry Section
This outline introduction for a college course covers the idea of humanities and various language forms and literature genres. Beginning with the human species and our influence on the world around us, take a very thorough look at the...
Higher Ed English Language Arts
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...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Myths, Folktales, and Legends
Ten learning stations make for an active and collaborative activity on myths, folktales, and legends. Pupils read a different text at each station and determine what genre the piece fits into, offering evidence for their decision.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Film Festival: An ESL Lesson Plan to Get Students Talking About Movies
If your ESL pupils love talking about movies, here is an activity ideal for providing practice with both informational reading and elements of a story. Given fictional movie posters, they decipher the information and put it into a...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Fairy Tales and Folklore Tell about....
Every elementary age child learns about the different genres of literature, this PowerPoint will give them a clear idea of what to look for when identifying Folklore and Fairy Tales. Each slide describe the characteristics of Folklore,...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Genre Lesson: Science Fiction
Sixth graders explore the components of science fiction. In this science/literacy lesson, 6th graders define and record definitions of the term on the board. Students are presented with the task of identifying a text as science fiction...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Identifying the Content, Form, and Style of the Science Fiction Genre as seen in Invasion of the Body Snatchers
High schoolers 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...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts