SCS Objectives LA - 3.01 Respond to fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama using interpretive, critical, and evaluative processes. LA – 2.04 Identify and interpret elements of fiction and nonfiction, and support by referencing the text.
Essential Question What are the characteristics of the different genre?
Genre means a kind of story. 2 Main Kinds: Fiction or Fake Nonfiction or Real Ananse’s Feast Tornadoes
Kinds of Fiction Fairy Tales Stories that have magic, kings, queens, castles Cinderella Snow White Sleeping Beauty
Tall Tales Stories that exaggerate (stretch the truth) about a character Pecos Bill Paul Bunyan
Fables Stories that have talking animals and teach a moral or lesson The Tortoise and the Hare
Real-Life Fiction Characters and events seem real but ARE NOT . Herbie and Annabelle
Folk Tales Stories told long ago and passed down The 3 Little Pigs
Myths Stories that people told long ago to explain things that occurred in nature How the Bear Got Its Short Tail
Kinds of Nonfiction Expository Nonfiction Planets Lizards
Biography The story of a real person’s life Helen Keller
Guess the Genre Fairy Tale / Myth / Folk Tale / Tall Tale Fable / Real-Life Fiction / Biography Expository Nonfiction John Henry Rumplestiltskin George Washington The 3 Bears tall tale fairy tale biography folk tale
How the Lion Got Its Roar Fairy Tale / Myth / Tall Tale / Folk Tale / Fable / Real-Life Fiction / Biography / Expository Nonfiction Guess the Genre myth The Tortoise and the Hare fable The Solar System expository nonfiction Junie B. Jones real-life fiction
Now work with a buddy to find some examples of the different genre in our classroom collection. <ul><li>Fairy tale 6. Biography </li></ul><ul><li>2. Tall tale 7. Expository Nonfiction </li></ul><ul><li>3. Fable </li></ul><ul><li>4. Folk tale </li></ul><ul><li>5. Myth </li></ul>