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  • 1. Jennifer Seiger
    The Nonfiction Genre
  • 2. Nonfiction
    Nonfiction is part of the larger genre “Prose.”
    For Literature to be considered nonfiction, it must be about events that actually occurred.
  • 3. Types of Nonfiction
    Biography
    Autobiography
    Essays
    Persuasive Essays
    Informative Essays
    Narrative Essays
  • 4. Biography
    Biographies are works that are about a particular individuals life that are written by someone other than the subject of the story.
  • 5. Autobiography
    The prefix “Auto” means self.
    Autobiographies are accounts of an individuals life written by that person.
  • 6. 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
  • 7. 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
  • 8. Essays
    Narrative Essays
    Narrative Essays typically relate a true, personal story.
  • 9. Nonfiction that We Will Read
    “Harriet Tubman: A Guide To Freedom”
    “Cub Pilot”
    “The Trouble with Television”
    “The American Dream”
    “Animal Craftsman”
  • 10. Assignments
    Throughout this unit, you will:
    Write a persuasive essay.
    Complete Questions and Answers.
    Take Two Unit Test.
    Have 3 Vocabulary Quizzes.