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  • 1. Non-fictionMrs. Cruz10th Grade
  • 2. Definition:• Non-fiction: Factual and true writing that tells about real people, places and events.• They describe true facts about the topic being written about.• Non-fiction means real
  • 3. Examples of Non-fiction Magazines News papersTextbooks Biography & Autobiography Essays
  • 4. Biography• An account of someones life written by someone else.
  • 5. Autobiography• An account of a persons life written by that person.
  • 6. Memoir• An autobiography or a written account of ones memory of certain events or people
  • 7. Newspaper• A printed publication consisting of folded unstapled sheets and containing news, feature articles, advertisements, and correspondence.
  • 8. Magazine• periodical publication containing articles and illustrations, typically covering a particular subject.
  • 9. Essay• An essay is a short nonfiction work about a particular subject. – Descriptive – Expository – Narrative – Persuasive
  • 10. The Purpose of non-fiction is to inform the reader.
  • 11. Text Features• How can I tell the difference?Photographs and IllustrationsTable of ContentsIndexGlossaryHeadingsText (Bold, Color, and Italics)
  • 12. Elements of Non-fiction Perspective: The way a writer looks at a subject is called perspective . It is also referred to as:• View point• Point of view• Stance
  • 13. Elements of Non-fictionPerspective• In writing, perspective describes the attitude an author takes toward the subject and readers.• How would you describe this ―Playing Soccer writer’s perspective on soccer? is a waste of time.‖
  • 14. Elements of Non-fiction Subjective and objective writingSubjective writing can Objective writing be very personal sticks to the facts.
  • 15. Elements of Non-fiction• Objective Writing: Children view about 40,000 ads a year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.• Subjective Writing: Some commercials make me laugh; others are just annoying.
  • 16. Elements of Non-fictionQuick CheckMy family likes my cooking—I mean,at least they do now! It took them some time to recover Is the writersfrom my first batch of chili. I hadpromised to make dinner on the perspectiveday we got a new video game, objective, or isand I forgot all about cooking. it subjective?Racing to make dinner, I measured How do youthe chili powder by the tablespooninstead of the teaspoon. My brother know?took one bite and named it ―Lane’sFamous Fire-Breathing Chili.‖
  • 17. Now lets practice!• Write an objective paragraph and a subjective paragraph.Remember:Subjective writing can be very personalObjective writing sticks to the facts.

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