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Genres2

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

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