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Genre Etymology : french  Genre   meaning “type” or “sort”
On the back of your genre notes create the following… Historical Fiction Science Fiction  Fantasy    Realistic Fiction  In...
Historical Fiction <ul><li>Fiction (not true, fake, made up) </li></ul><ul><li>Set in a true historic event </li></ul>
Science Fiction <ul><li>Fiction (not true, fake, made up) </li></ul><ul><li>Contains scientific elements </li></ul>
Fantasy <ul><li>Fiction (not true, fake, made up) </li></ul><ul><li>Contains elements of magic </li></ul>
Realistic Fiction <ul><li>Fiction (not true, fake, made up) </li></ul><ul><li>Story could happen in the real world </li></ul>
Informational Non-Fiction <ul><li>Non-fiction (real) </li></ul><ul><li>A source of factual information about a subject </l...
Biography <ul><li>Non-fiction (real) </li></ul><ul><li>The story of a person’s life told by another person </li></ul>
Autobiography <ul><li>Non-fiction (real) </li></ul><ul><li>The story of a person’s life told by his or herself </li></ul>
Poetry <ul><li>Found in the non-fiction section of the library </li></ul><ul><li>Composed of carefully chosen words to exp...
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  1. 1. Genre Etymology : french Genre meaning “type” or “sort”
  2. 2. On the back of your genre notes create the following… Historical Fiction Science Fiction Fantasy Realistic Fiction Informational Non-Fiction Biography Autobiography Poetry
  3. 3. Historical Fiction <ul><li>Fiction (not true, fake, made up) </li></ul><ul><li>Set in a true historic event </li></ul>
  4. 4. Science Fiction <ul><li>Fiction (not true, fake, made up) </li></ul><ul><li>Contains scientific elements </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fantasy <ul><li>Fiction (not true, fake, made up) </li></ul><ul><li>Contains elements of magic </li></ul>
  6. 6. Realistic Fiction <ul><li>Fiction (not true, fake, made up) </li></ul><ul><li>Story could happen in the real world </li></ul>
  7. 7. Informational Non-Fiction <ul><li>Non-fiction (real) </li></ul><ul><li>A source of factual information about a subject </li></ul>
  8. 8. Biography <ul><li>Non-fiction (real) </li></ul><ul><li>The story of a person’s life told by another person </li></ul>
  9. 9. Autobiography <ul><li>Non-fiction (real) </li></ul><ul><li>The story of a person’s life told by his or herself </li></ul>
  10. 10. Poetry <ul><li>Found in the non-fiction section of the library </li></ul><ul><li>Composed of carefully chosen words to express a deeper meaning </li></ul>
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