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Genres

  1. 1. Literature Genres
  2. 2. Realistic Fiction Realistic fiction is made up of stories that could really happen. Contemporary realistic fiction is realistic fiction that is set in modern times .
  3. 3. Examples of Realistic Fiction Because of Winn Dixie Crash Owl Moon Shiloh Summer of the Swans Babysitter Club series
  4. 4. Historical Fiction Historical fiction is made up of stories that take place in a certain time and place in the past. Real historical figures and settings may be included in a fiction story .
  5. 5. Examples of Historical Fiction A Boy at War Across Five Aprils Ben and Me The Butterfly Charlie Skedaddle Sign of the Beaver Titanic Crossing Dear America Series
  6. 6. Folklore Folklore includes stories, myths, and fables that people told one another over the years. Later the stories were written down.
  7. 7. Examples of Folklore Aesop’s Fables Beauty and the Beast The Bunyans Cinderella John Henry The Talking Eggs The Tortoise and the Hare
  8. 8. Mystery Mysteries are stories that have a real setting and a problem to be solved that includes clues, distractions, and an answer to the problem.
  9. 9. Science Fiction Science Fiction is made up of stories that blend fact and fiction with futuristic technology.
  10. 10. Poetry Poetry is verse written to inspire thoughts and feelings in the reader. It often uses rhyme and rhythm, or it can be written in free verse.
  11. 11. Informational Informational books are nonfiction books that give true facts on a variety of subjects.
  12. 12. Examples of Informational Writing Dirt Bikes Flying Animals Danger! Earthquakes Newspapers Encyclopedias
  13. 13. Biography A biography is the true story of a real person’s life from the past or present.

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