This resource includes everything you need to implement an independent literary genres program with your students. There are over 30 printable worksheets for seven different genres. For each genre there is a Pre-Reading Worksheet, a Two-page Guided Book Report, and a Book Project Choice Grid with four different project choices.
This packet includes:
-Teacher Suggestions and Tips
-Book Report and Project Tracking Sheet (with Tips for Success)
-Book Project Organizer
-Historical Fiction Pre-Reading Worksheet
-Historical Fiction Guided Book Report (2 pages)
-Historical Fiction Choice Project Grid
-Mystery Pre-Reading Worksheet
-Mystery Guided Book Report (2 pages)
-Mystery Choice Project Grid
-Science Fiction Pre-Reading Worksheet
-Science Fiction Guided Book Report (2 pages)
-Science Fiction Choice Project Grid
-Fantasy Pre-Reading Worksheet
-Fantasy Fiction Guided Book Report (2 pages)
-Fantasy Fiction Choice Project Grid
-Realistic Fiction Pre-Reading Worksheet
-Realistic Fiction Guided Book Report (2 pages)
-Realistic Fiction Choice Project Grid
-Nonfiction Pre-Reading Worksheet
-Nonfiction Guided Book Report (2 pages)
-Nonfiction Choice Project Grid
-Biography Pre-Reading Worksheet
-Biography Guided Book Report (2 pages)
-Biography Choice Project Grid
-Project Grading Rubric
-Other Neat stuff from Rachel
-Book genre templates for bulletin boards
This resource can be used in a variety of ways. One popular way to read different genres is to spread them out throughout the school year - doing a different genre each month or so. Students will soon know what is expected and things should run smoothly by the second or third book.
In order to facilitate exploration of the genres, both the guided book reports and the projects on the project choice grids have been tailored for each genre. For example, the Historical Fiction report focuses more on the setting, while the Mystery report focuses more on plot and the Realistic Fiction report is focused more on the main character.
These will print out fine in color or grayscale. The entire packet is offered in both PDF and Word formats for easy editing.
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