Are you looking for a few quick solutions to help familiarize your students with the various types of informational and literature genres? Look no further! This set of printable documents includes:
1 Genre Overview (2-sided) that lists the most common literature and informational text genres, a definition and a short letter abbreviation.
2 5-Star Text Logs (2-sided) that allow students to jot down the titles of the books they've read, code it with the short abbreviation so they remember what genre it was and a spot to give it a 1-5 star rating.
2 Genre Bingo Boards that allow students to set a literature or informational text goal for the month by trying to earn 4-in-a-row (diagonally, vertically or horizontally) or for those in need of an EPIC CHALLENGE: fill in the whole board.
All of these genre tools are easy-to-use and meant to be a part of students' independent reading time. So often we wonder what they are reading or we notice our kids getting stuck in a rut. These tools will help familiarize your students with different genres they can be enjoying. Who knows, maybe they'll find a new favorite!