Genres in non-fiction

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Genres in non-fiction

  1. 1. Genres in Nonfiction Cheryl YouseColquitt County High School
  2. 2. Informational - Reference Books or articles that contain facts and information about specific topics1. Encyclopedias2. Almanacs3. Atlases4. Dictionaries
  3. 3. Biography  True stories about the lives and accomplishments of real people Martin’s Big Words A Picture BookHarriet Tubman: The Of Anne FrankRoad to Freedom A Picture Book of Helen Keller
  4. 4. Autobiography A book about the author’s own life
  5. 5. Adventure True stories about interesting places, exciting journeys, explorers, or heroes
  6. 6. Mystery True stories about a crime, an investigation, or a puzzling event.
  7. 7. Elements of Nonfiction Often has titles, headings, and subheadings Often has important words in bold print or in italics Often has diagrams, photos, sketches, graphs, maps, timelines, etc. Often has a table of contents, index, and glossary to help organize information Often has labels and captions

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