Teaching students the many genres of literature can be a daunting task! Did you know that there are over 100 different genres and sub genres of literature! Wow! Talk about overload. This packet focuses on 16 of the most common genres that students are exposed to. Learning to differentiate among these common genres will help your students gain comprehension of what they are reading, understand author's purpose, and provide them with choices for trying new forms of literature. With delightful graphics to guide them, students will soon be able to differentiate between the genres, track the genres they are reading, and be able to select a book based on a new genre that interests them.
What's in this packet? Everything you need. Just print and go!
•Tips and Tricks
•Background for the teacher
•Characteristics of genre pages
(These pages include some suggested mentor texts to get you started)
•Genre Anchor Chart - Traditional Literature
•16 Large Genre Posters with descriptions
•32 small genre matching/sorting cards
•Compare and Contrast Genres student page
•Student record sheet for keeping track of genres read
•Student visual record sheet for keeping track of genres
•Create Your Own Movie Poster – student activity page
•Name that Genre comic strip activity
•16 small genre cards for students to use as references
•Labels for Book Bins
Your students are sure to enjoy the graphics as they learn the basics of genres of literature!!!!
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