Different Genres of Text - Writing Prompts to Reinforce the Different Genres

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3rd - 7th, Homeschool
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  1. These posters look great in your classroom and will help students identify the genres of different books. The digital escape room is a great way to teach them about these genres and will encourage students to use the posters in your classroom. After learning about the genres, students can try their
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These writing prompts are a great way to reinforce your lessons about genres in reading. These 10 prompts also go great with Help! You're Stuck in a Book Intro to Genres Digital Escape Room or just to use for discussions about genres in your own classroom. These Genre Posters also go with the prompts as well as the escape room.

There are 10 prompts that go with each of the genres explored in the Escape Room and can be used in tandem. However, they can also be used as stand-alone prompts as well.

Included in this pack are prompts for 10 genres in reading:

  • realistic fiction
  • historical fiction
  • biography
  • autobiography
  • mystery
  • traditional literature
  • fantasy
  • poetry
  • informational
  • science fiction
  • There are also 4 pages with lines for overflow from the prompts or just whatever you need.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
Provide reasons that support the opinion.
Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.


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