An interactive lesson for introducing various literary genre. After a lesson and introduction to the genre covered and examples of books from the library, the students use the game for review.Begins with an introduction of the word GENRE and then students are presented with islands floating in the seas of fiction or non-fiction. Each island is labeled with a genre (Realistic Fiction, Bigraphy, etc)
The palm tree leaves have the elements of that genre. Students pick picture cards and determine which genre that picture card would belong in. They place it on the island and explain why they think it belongs there. Classmates assess if correct or incorrect and explain why if not. Can be used grade 2 - 5 and adapted for higher grade levels as well.