This lesson focuses on introducing the students to genre. Specifically Fiction and Nonfiction. This lesson dives a little deeper into subgenres of each including Fiction: realistic, historical, fantasy, and science and Nonfiction: informational, biographical, autobiographical, and persuasive. This would be a good lesson to start off with as a introductory or reminder lesson, and a good way to start a unit focusing on any of these topics.
The lesson ends with partner and individual practice of identifying topics in each of the categories
In the file:
Power point that goes step by step and includes explanations and examples
Worksheet for note taking and questions for students practice
Answers to the questions
Originally done on Googledocs so formatting might be off