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If you are a 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade reading teacher I bet your number one goal is to help your students become lifelong readers and fall in love with reading. The best way to do that is to focus on teaching genre throughout the entire school year. In this bundle, you’ll get six resources to help your students learn all about the different reading genres. You’ll get genre posters, genre passages, genre graphic organizers, and other genre activities that will help your students discover their favorite genres to read.
Students will have a lot of fun reading and exploring different genres with the resources in this unit. The genre posters and word wall cards will help them learn about genre and the reading passages, bookmarks, and graphic organizers will give them a chance to practice reading and understanding different genres. And so many of the resources will support other reading comprehension skills. I can guarantee it will be worth your time.
THIS GENRE BUNDLE INCLUDES:
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*Digital versions are included for these resources.
LET'S BREAK DOWN EACH RESOURCE INCLUDED
This bundle has so many great resources for teaching students all about the different reading genres. You could use them all for your genre unit, or you could incorporate them throughout the entire year.
- Genre Anchor Charts/Posters - Includes full-size (8.5x11) posters to use during whole group instruction and also includes half-page templates that are perfect for students to glue in their reading journals. Students love adding these to their reading notebooks and referring back to them throughout the year.
- Genre Reading Passages - Includes 23 reading passages and comprehension response sheets that will help you introduce, teach, or review genre. Each passage is written in a different genre and can serve as a “mentor text” when you introduce genre. The one-page passages work great for small group lessons, homework, or other parts of your reading block.
- Genre Bookmarks with Question Stems - This is an awesome resource to send home with students. The front of each bookmark includes a description/explanation of each genre/format as well as a list of attributes. On the back, the bookmark provides students with a set of comprehension questions that they can ask when reading that specific genre.
- Genre Graphic Organizers - These graphic organizers are perfect to pair with the reading passages or to make available to students when they are reading any genre. Each template includes a graphic organizer specific to the genre and a set of comprehension questions. Includes paper, digital, and an editable option.
- Word Wall Cards - These genre word wall cards are a great tool to add to your classroom library or to a bulletin board. Word wall cards provide the genre/term, definition, and picture cue. These work great when introducing genres throughout the year.
- Genre Choice Boards - These are a really fun extension activity you can share with your students. Each choice board provides 6 response activities students can complete when reading different genres. This is a great way for them to extend their learning about genre.
Just think of all the time you’ll save not having to search for resources to use for your genre unit.
GENRES INCLUDED IN THIS BUNDLE:
- Fairy Tales
- Graphic Novels
- Historical Fiction
- Realistic Fiction
- Science Fiction
- Tall Tales
- Traditional Literature
HOW CAN I USE THE RESOURCES IN THIS BUNDLE?
- Use the anchor charts during your whole group lesson to introduce genre to your students.
- Do a “genre of the month” study and each month highlight a specific anchor chart, bookmark, graphic organizer, reading passage.
- Use the reading passages or graphic organizers during your small group lessons.
- Use the reading passages to have your students do a mini “genre study” during their book clubs.
- Send the genre choice boards home to parents for an extension.
- Use the genre choice boards and graphic organizers as a genre center.
- Post the genre word wall cards in your classroom library or even use them to label the sections of your library
- AND THE LIST GOES ON…
LOVED BY BOTH TEACHERS AND STUDENTS:
→ Your students will love learning about the different genres. With the help of these resources, they will start to develop their own personal reading preferences and discover which genres they enjoy reading the most.
→ You’ll love how quick and easy it is to prep the resources in this bundle. Everything is ready to print-and-teach. Just pick the resources you want to use during your genre unit, print them out, and you’ll be ready for some highly engaging and highly effective lessons.
→Your students will love the “guess my genre” reading passages. The passages are highly engaging and students will enjoy debating which genre could be assigned to each passage. It’s such a fun way to teach genre.
→ You’ll love how this bundle will help your students develop their academic language. They will know and start to use academic language when talking about books with their classmates or during a read-aloud discussion. Genre will become a central part of your classroom.
TEACHERS LIKE YOU SAID…
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dorothy V. said “This was exactly what I needed for my genre study! I used this in my ESOL resource classes (I teach 6th, 7th, and 8th). My kids have a rough time using academic language in general and struggle to discuss what they are reading. This is was a great way to easily introduce the different genres and reinforce the lessons over the course of the unit.”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Laurie M. said, “We just completed our first lesson and my students were hooked, and offering each other recommendations for books. They loved the story, and having their own copy of the poster for their reading binder was very useful. The bookmarks were a huge hit, too. We paired it with a genre "shelfie" and they are all excited to read books - even my reluctant readers seemed more interested. Thank you for such a useful resource!”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Erin M. said, "This resource includes so much good stuff! The passages have been so nice and I have really enjoyed the graphic organizers.”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Alyson G. said, "These were great to incorporate into my classroom. I used the anchor charts on an interactive bulletin board that students could walk up to and learn or relearn when working independently.:
**The resource is also included in The Stellar Teacher Reading Membership.**
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