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An introduction to book genres for elementary students.

An introduction to book genres for elementary students.

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    • Genres of Books When you speak about genre and books, genre means a category or kind of book .
    • All categories of books or stories can be called either fiction or non-fiction .
      • Fiction
      • A made up story
      • Can tell about things that could happen
      • Characters and settings may be like real people and places or imaginary
      • Non-fiction
      • Has facts that can be checked or proven
      • The author is an expert on this information
      • It is TRUE !
    • Genre
      • There are many catagories of stories and books.
      • Some common ones are:
      • Alphabet Books “How to” Books
      • Fairy Tales Folktales
      • Fantasy Mystery
      • Poetry Biographies
    • Major Genres of Fiction
      • Fantasy
      • Historical Fiction
      • Mystery
      • Science Fiction
      • Realistic Fiction
    • Fantasy
      • Animal characters, dolls or toys may act like people.
      • Characters may have special or magical powers.
      • Setting may be in another time or an extraordinary world.
      • Usually has a good vs. evil conflict.
    • Historical Fiction
      • Stories focus on events and people of the past
      • Problems of characters are typical of the time period
      • Shows an accurate picture of an historical period.
    • Mystery
      • Suspenseful plot – often involving a crime.
      • Suspects and motives are considered.
      • Clues throughout the story lead to a solution of the problem.
      • Conclusion ties up all unanswered questions.
    • Science Fiction
      • Stories may involve science or technology of the future.
      • May use theories that could be partly true.
      • May take place in the future, space or a different universe or dimension.
    • Realistic Fiction
      • Takes place in modern times.
      • Characters act like real people and are involved in events that could happen.
      • Characters feelings and behaviors are like real life.
      • Tries to solve a problem that could happen today.