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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What is theme? How do you figure out the theme of a story? How is the theme developed? How is the theme expressed? These and other questions are answered by a presentation that not only defines the term but also provides easy to understand examples.
7th - 12th Language Arts 105 Views 298 Downloads
Researching Using Books
Learners investigate researching techniques by exploring their library. In this literature references lesson, students identify the different types and genres of books that are readily available at their local library as well as proper behavior.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
A Feat of Daring with Lewis and Clark Jeopardy
Sixth graders discover the exploration of the United States by participating in a class activity. In this U.S. History lesson, 6th graders research the Lewis and Clark expedition and participate in a game of Jeopardy based on the two men. Students collaborate as teams in order to compete in the Jeopardy game.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Manga and Me
Upper elementary and middle school learners study Manga cartooning and create a Japanese character based on their own features and personalities. This style of cartooning is easily-accessible for most students. With a little practice, young artists should be able to come up with some terrific results.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Comparing Works By The Same Author: Venn Diagram
A Venn diagram is a great tool. Middle schoolers research specific authors from different time periods, cultures, and genres. In groups, they create a Venn Diagram in order to compare and contrast two pieces of literature by the same author.
5th - 8th Language Arts 15 Views 277 Downloads
Ode to a Nightingale
Students read poems about Tuberculosis by John Keats. Using the poems, they identify similies, metaphors, personification and imagery. In groups, they make connections about the author's outlook on life and how his disease impacted his philosophy.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 17 Downloads
Students listen to the story "Art Lesson" by Tomie dePaola, and discuss the importance of reaching for their dreams. They then use an "I Can Draw" book to help aid their drawing. Finally, they use Kidspiration to list what they learned about art and drawing.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Fairy Tales as a Genre of Literature
Young scholars examine the literary elements of fairy tales. After reading the fairy tale "Rapunzel" and discussing the elements of fairy tales that occur as they read, they use a story web to help plan and create an original fairy tale. Students present their fairy tale to the class in the form of a PowerPoint presentation.
7th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads
Film Noir: "A Certain Disagreeable Reality"
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the genre of Film Noir. They conduct research looking for the visual style, setting, morality, outlook, and character elements. They find the answer to the events that led to the emergence of the genre.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Film Analysis Using the My Hero Film Collection: Identifying Genre, Techniques, and Message
Students access films on the MY HERO site and analyze them for film elements, techniques and message, and choose a favorite film to present to the class. Students watch films from the website and analyze the effectiveness of the message. Students define film elements and and techniques when presenting their film to the class.
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 18 Downloads
Documenting an Elder's Journey, Activity 3 Evaluation of an Elder's Journey Speech
Students present their pre-prepared narrative to the class. In this language arts lesson, students give oral presentations of the narrative they have been working on. While listening, the rest of the class completes the rubric assessment of the narrative.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads