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Reading Genres

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Rosa Arenas

on 27 April 2014

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Transcript of Reading Genres

Name That Genre
Main Categories
Books are divided into two main categories

Reading Genres
What is a genre?

A made up story
Can tell about things that could happen
Is read for fun
Characters may be like real people or imaginary

Fiction

Has facts that can be checked and proven
The author is an expert on this information
Is read to gain information on a subject
It is TRUE

Nonfiction

These are called
GENRES!

Books are further divided according to what they have in common:


Fantasy/Fairy Tales
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Mystery
Poetry
Fiction Genres

Informational Text
Biography
Autobiography

Nonfiction Genres

Now let’s play…
NAME THAT GENRE!

A story with elements such as talking animals, kids with super powers, or fairy god mothers.
The correct answer is
A type of story that uses science and technology.
The Correct Answer is:
A story using character and events that could happen in real life.
The Correct Answer is
A fictional story that takes place in the past. May have real past events, but the characters are made up.
A suspenseful story that does not get resolved until the end.
The story of a person's life written by another person.
The Correct Answer is
The story of a person's life written by the same person.
The Correct Answer is
Verse written to create response of thought and emotion from the reader.
The Correct Answer is
A genre is a type of literary work identified by its design or purpose.
Fiction and Non-Fiction
Understanding various types of reading genres.
Students will learn to identify various reading genres.
Summary
Books are diveded into two main categories
Fiction and NOn-Fiction
They are further divided according to common elements called:
GENRES.
FICTION includes:

Fairy Tales
Science Fiction
Historical fiction
Mystery
Non-Fiction includes:
Informational reading
Biography
Autobiography
Poetry
science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
The correct answer is
Historical Fiction
The correct answer is
Mystery
Biography
Autobiography
Fairy Tale
Realistic fiction
Scores:
Goal is to answer
8/8
correct for
mastery.
6/8
is average, keep working towards mastery.
Almost there.
5/8 or below
t
ry again
.
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