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  • 1. Elements of Literature: GENRE Mrs. Bentheim, 6 th Grade Reading
  • 2. Non-Fiction
    • has facts that can be checked and proven
    • the author is an expert on this information
    • it IS TRUE
  • 3. What are the main characteristics of each genre?
      • How will you recognize that genre?
      • What will you see in these types of books or stories?
      • What will you hear?
  • 4. Non-Fiction Genres
  • 5.  
  • 6. Informational
    • tells facts that can be looked-up or proven
    • tells about real events
    • characters have really lived
    • may have maps, diagrams and illustrations to explain the facts
    • author is an expert on the subject
  • 7.  
  • 8. Biography
    • story of a real person's life
    • written or told by another person
    • Classified in the Library according to the subject of what the person did
  • 9.  
  • 10. Autobiography
    • also known as memoir
    • story of a real person's life, written or told by that person.
    • found in the same place as the biographies
  • 11.  
  • 12. Poetry
    • page format may look different than other books
    • may have rhythm (beat)
    • may rhyme
    • imaginative and creative
    • uses describing or exciting words
    • tells a story in verse