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Country's Music

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jazz, Blue Grass, Hip Hop, Swing. Gospel, R&B, Ragtime, Disco. So many music genres born in the USA. After reading an article about the fate of New Orlean's Jazz after Hurricane Katrina, class members investigate the life cycles of...
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Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

For Teachers 11th - 12th
An exciting twist on the study of the classical hero and the heroic quest! Using film to explore modern-day tales of heroes, the resource contains complete, ready-to-use lesson plans for as many as twelve days of instruction. Throughout...
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A Questionnaire: What Do You Like to Read?

For Students 5th Standards
What do your fifth graders know about types of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry? Find out as they fill out this questionnaire that requires them to list authors and texts that exemplify each genre. Not only will you be able to assess what...
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Strategies for Identifying Genres

For Teachers 5th - 6th
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...
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Literature Genres

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
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Reading Check List: How many things can you read?

For Students K - 4th
Diversify your young readers' at-home reading habits with this activity. This handout consists of a list of 24 different types of reading materials from newspapers and how-to books to science fiction and poetry. The goal is for students...
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Drafting

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in the writing process. In this drafting lesson, students research different types of genres to find which they enjoy reading and writing. They review the drama in a story and discuss different story prompts. 
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Characteristics of Imaginative Stories

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore genre characteristics. In this genre literacy lesson, 3rd graders listen to a variety of fiction stories and classify them according to genre. Students identify common features in each genre and complete a chart by...
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Top 10 Games of 2007

For Students 7th - 10th
In this top ten games of 2007 worksheet, students review each game and its genre and then answer four discussion questions, complete a writing task and then write an outline for a computer game story with a script.
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Introduction to Traditional Oral Narratives

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students are introduced to the idea of traditional oral narratives and divide them into genres. They explore the genres of context, motifs and variants. Each student finds oral narratives in their own lives and practice retelling them in...
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Music Around the State: Sound and Place

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify and interpret the styles and elements of music in three major folk regions of Louisiana within specific traditional music genres. Then they hear the diversity of music in the state and identify the major genres of...
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Introducing Biographies-Getting to Know You

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study biographies as a nonfiction genre while examining a variety of examples. Next, they access and complete an online tutorial about biographies. They choose one person that interests them to conduct further research using a...
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How Tragic!

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders read and study, in-depth, a specific classical tragedy, in this case, Oedipus. They explore strategies from making meaning out of or interpreting texts, as well as strategies for determining how authors create meaning in...
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Facts and Opinions in a Variety of Genres

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Here is a lesson dedicated to helping learners understand the differences between facts and opinions. They examine the first page of several books from the class library to determine if the book is fact or opinion based. A Venn diagram...
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Different Genres In Literature

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders view different genres of literature and identify which genre is being presented to them. In this genres lesson plan, 3rd graders choose from fiction, non fiction, and a poem.
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Newspaper Writing in Various Genres

For Students 9th
In this newspaper writing in various genres worksheet, students create 8 newspaper articles in different genres (list provided), following the examples given, with grading rubric included.
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Understanding Realistic Fiction

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students write a story. In this genres lesson, students learn the meaning of realistic fiction and write a short story in that genre.
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Mental Math Blocks

For Teachers 4th - 5th
For this mathematics worksheet, students solve various types of problems in each of the squares. They use symbols to compare numbers. They also divide and multiply.
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Writing with Writers

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students participate in Writing with Writer's, a step-by-step set of directions aimed at improving different genres of student writing. They identify the characteristics of different genres and follow a specified writing process to...
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Genre Jeopardy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners play a Jeopardy game in which the questions are about different genres. They can use this activity as a review before a test.
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Genre Jeopardy

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students participate in a game-like format to identify characteristics of genres. They categorize stories into genres bases on story summaries after a class discussion of the characteristics.
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VH1 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll Lesson 6

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study vocal style and techniques in various genres. They critique vocal performances by completing critique charts.
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Computer Book Report

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders, after watching a demo by the teacher, fills in his own sample book report card on the computer. They also enter information into a database.
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Genre Book

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students present genres to the class.