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  • 1. Avatar Dolly says, “Welcome to class!”
  • 2. “Genre” means different types/categories ofwriting. Print and digital titles can beseparated into 2 main genre categories: 1. Fiction 2. Non-Fiction aka • a made up story Informational Text • can tell about things • has facts that can be that could happen checked and proven • is read for fun • the author is considered • characters may be like an expert on the topic real people or are • it IS TRUE! imaginary
  • 3. Realistic FictionRealistic fiction is made up of stories thatcould really happen. Contemporaryrealistic fiction is realistic fiction that isset in modern time.
  • 4. Examples of Realistic Fiction•Because of Winn Dixie•Crash•Holes•Monster•Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • 5. Historical FictionHistorical fiction is made up of storiesthat take place in a certain time andplace in the past. Real historicalfigures and settings may be includedin an historical fiction story.
  • 6. Examples of Historical Fiction •A Boy at War •Across Five Aprils •Ben and Me •Sign of the Beaver •Dear America Series
  • 7. FolkloreFolklore includes fairy tales,legends, myths, and fables thatpeople told one another over theyears. Later, the stories werewritten down.
  • 8. Examples of Folklore •Aesop’s Fables •Beauty and the Beast •Paul Bunyan •Cinderella •John Henry
  • 9. FantasyFantasy is fiction that has elements that arenot real. Sometimes this includes talkinganimals or characters with magical powers.There’s usually a conflict between good andevil.
  • 10. Examples of Fantasy•Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland•Charlotte’s Web•Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe•Lord of the Rings•Lightning Thief Series•Harry Potter Series
  • 11. MysteryMysteries are stories that have a realsetting and a problem to be solved.They include clues, distractions,twists, and an answer to the problem.
  • 12. Examples of Mystery•The House of Dies Drear•Never Say Die•Boxcar Children Mysteries•Nancy Drew Mysteries
  • 13. Science FictionScience Fiction is made up of storiesthat blend fact and fiction with futuristictechnology.
  • 14. Examples of Science Fiction•A Wrinkle in Time•Star Wars•The Time Machine
  • 15. PoetryPoetry is verse written to inspire thoughts andfeelings in the reader. It often uses rhyme andrhythm, or it can be written in free verse.
  • 16. Examples of Poetry•Where the Sidewalk Ends•Eric Carle’s DRAGONS DRAGONS•Eric Carle’s ANIMALS ANIMALS•Immersed in Verse•Guys Write for Guys Read
  • 17. Informational TextsInformational texts are nonfiction titlesthat give true facts on a variety ofsubjects.
  • 18. Examples of Informational Texts•Dirt Bikes•Animals•Earthquakes: the Terrifying Truth•Cosmos•Breaker Boys•Physics•Encyclopedias•Dictionaries
  • 19. BiographyA biography is the true storyof a real person’s life fromthe past or present.
  • 20. Examples of Biography•Tiger Woods: An American Master•Homerun Kings: Babe Ruth and Henry“Hank” Aaron•Clara Barton, a Red Cross Pioneer•Sacagawea
  • 21. What is the genre of the selection read aloud? BIOGRAPHY FANTASY HISTORICAL FICTION CONTEMPORARY REALISTIC FICTION MYSTERY INFORMATIONAL TEXT
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