These genre posters, activities, lessons, games, and reading printables are a great way to encourage your 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students to read more books from a variety of reading genres. This is so important because introducing your elementary students to different genres and encouraging them to read a variety of books will strengthen their reading, vocabulary, and writing skills. It can also inspire and motivate your reluctant readers to explore books and discover their love of reading.
THIS RESOURCE IS GREAT FOR:
◼️ whole group instruction
◼️ small group instruction
◼️ reading lessons
◼️ literacy centers
◼️ reading homework
◼️ reading activities
◼️ morning work
✔ 16 genre posters that are 8.5 x 11 charts featuring the name of the genre, a description, and images
✔ tally charts where you can record the genre every time you read aloud a book as a class;
✔ genre BINGO game where students cross off a box after reading a book from that genre, which encourages students to explore different genres
✔ go fish / memory match printables that are great for center work, enrichment, and small group instruction
✔ genre match game which makes a great pocket chart activity center
✔ fiction vs nonfiction game that works great as both a whole group and independent activity
✔ name that genre sorting activity that serves as a great center or small group activity
✔ genre sort activity that makes a great center or small group activity
✔ genre challenge printable that encourages students to select books from a variety of genres
✔ genre bookmarks to serve as a reference tool when students are reading independently
✔ differentiated reader response sheets that ask students to identify the genre of a book they have read and support their thinking with details from the text
► This resource includes a variety of resources to choose from (e.g. posters, games, activities, and written responses) so you can select which work best for your students or use them all!
► It requires little to no prep. Most of the resources are print and go, and some require only quick and simple cutting.
► It includes differentiated options, so you can select which ones work best for your students.
► Many of the pages can be used over and over again with different books because of their open-ended nature.
► It encourages students to read other genres, which may help some of your reluctant readers to discover their love of reading.
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