The Nonfiction Genre Assignment 3

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The Nonfiction Genre Assignment 3

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

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