Choosing books across a range of genres is vital for growing strong and competent readers. “A Very Sweet Genre Celebration” pack contains all of the components needed to create student interest and motivation to choose and read many book genres. Introduce these materials at the beginning of the school year or use them in the Spring to encourage your students to read some of the book genres they have missed in their reading. You and your students will reflect and savor a deliciously sweet end of the year Genre Celebration Sundae party. This pack includes:
•Class Invitation to the end of year Genre Celebration
•All materials needed to create a visually appealing bulletin board or wall chart
•Posters of the essential book genres for intermediate grades (Informational, Biography, Autobiography, Poetry, Realistic Fiction, Historical Fiction, Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Traditional Literature). The colorful posters contain student friendly definitions and illustrations.
•Self checking Genre Task Cards and ideas for their use
•Student forms for keeping track of book genres
•Genre Response Journal
•Detailed directions for organizing the end of the year Genre Celebration
•Place cards to use to match genres to sundae ingredients
This 40 page, digital pack is classroom tested. It may be the end of the year, but your students will be motivated by these materials and activities to round out their personal reading. “A Very Sweet Genre Celebration” is the perfect way to end the school year!