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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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 5 Downloads
While just a simplistic exploration of the science fiction genre, this presentation provides a unique and creative way to approach this topic. Learners view a series of slides that identify the characteristics of science fiction. This technique could be used to discuss a variety of genres in a motivating manner.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
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 lesson 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 29 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 graphic organizer.
6th - 10th English Language Development 3 Views 45 Downloads
"Q" is for Quarry Book Quiz
In this literature worksheet, learners complete seven multiple choice questions about the book, "Q" Is For Quarry." These questions contain concepts such as choosing the correct author, who published the book, when it was on the New York Times best seller list, and more.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Movies and Entertainment
Test your students' knowledge of literary and cinematic genres with this matching worksheet. Twenty-one terms, such as "thriller," "western," "novel," and "horror," can be matched with their definition. Use this activity as an introductory lesson, a quiz, or a homework assignment.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 69 Downloads
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, Fairy Tales, Legends, Fables and Myths.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 85 Downloads
Third graders explore the science fiction genre. In this genres instructional activity, 3rd graders identify the characteristics of science fiction. Students fill out a chart that shows the characteristics. Students read a selection from a book and talk about the things in the selection that make it science fiction.
3rd Language Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads
Genre Lesson: Science Fiction
Sixth graders explore the components of science fiction. For 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 using the terms used to describe one.
6th Language Arts 39 Views 103 Downloads 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 to the Cold War.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 22 Downloads
Collection 7 Test Review
Though designed to be taken after reading a series of short stories, this grammar review can be used anytime to review parts of speech, types of sentences, and how to combine short sentences. Great practice for writers of all ages!
7th - 9th Language Arts 18 Views 238 Downloads