Stumped by how to teach genre? Look no further than this fun and engaging Genre Detective unit. Save yourself time and trouble while also having your students will enjoy these lessons.
The unit covers the following genres of Fiction and Non-fiction:
Realistic Fiction, Fantasy, Fairy Tales, Fables, Mystery, Science Fiction, Biography, Autobiography, and Informational Texts.
This purchase includes a compressed (zip) file complete with everything you will need to teach genre to your students!!
-Over 40 slides with animation
-Introduction to the genre
-Example of the genres
-Practice determining genre from book covers and titles
-Practice determining genre after reading a selection
The notes booklet (in PDF format) has:
-16 pages that correspond with the PowerPoint
-A description at the top
-Clues to look for at the bottom with some fill-in-the-blanks to encourage student participation and interaction
There is also a sorting activity, a quiz, and an end of the unit test-- all complete with answer keys!
My students love this unit and learned SO much! I know yours will, too.