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    • Jennifer Seiger
      The Nonfiction Genre
    • Nonfiction
      Nonfiction is part of the larger genre “Prose.”
      For Literature to be considered nonfiction, it must be about events that actually occurred.
    • Types of Nonfiction
      Biography
      Autobiography
      Essays
      Persuasive Essays
      Informative Essays
      Narrative Essays
    • Biography
      Biographies are works that are about a particular individuals life that are written by someone other than the subject of the story.
    • Autobiography
      The prefix “Auto” means self.
      Autobiographies are accounts of an individuals life written by that person.
    • Essays
      Persuasive Essays
      Persuasive Essays attempt the reader to change his or her viewpoint on an issue.
      They include many persuasive strategies, including refutations and the “antithesis.”
      Please View the following web page…
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruIdtVwmetc
    • Essays
      Informative Essays
      Informative Essays are designed to explain something to the reader.
      There are a variety of informative essays such as
      How to essays
      Compare and Contrast Essays
      Problem/Solution Essays
    • Essays
      Narrative Essays
      Narrative Essays typically relate a true, personal story.
    • Nonfiction that We Will Read
      “Harriet Tubman: A Guide To Freedom”
      “Cub Pilot”
      “The Trouble with Television”
      “The American Dream”
      “Animal Craftsman”
    • Assignments
      Throughout this unit, you will:
      Write a persuasive essay.
      Complete Questions and Answers.
      Take Two Unit Test.
      Have 3 Vocabulary Quizzes.