Genre Activities | 25 Reading Genre Puzzles | Literary Genres Review

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Raise the Bar Reading
Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
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16 pages
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These puzzles are a fun, interactive genre activity that are great to use as part of a reading center, in guided reading groups, as an early finisher activity, or as independent practice!

These 25 genre terms, student-friendly definitions, and images can also be found as part of the Genre Word Wall and are described in more detail in the Genre Anchor Charts & Student Notebook Sheets.

Terms Included:

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Autobiography
  • Biography
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Informational Text (2 options)
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Horror
  • Comedy
  • Romance
  • Mystery
  • Traditional Literature
  • Folktale
  • Fable
  • Fairy Tale
  • Legend
  • Tall Tale
  • Myth
  • Tragedy
  • Adventure
  • Graphic Novel

This resource can be found at a 20% discount in the Genre Bundle, which includes 5 other genre resources:

More Reading and Writing Resources:

Reading Anchor Charts & Student Notebook Sheets

Reading and Writing Visuals MegaBundle

Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers

Nonfiction Text Features Gallery Walk

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16 pages
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