These task cards were created to help my students identify common fiction and nonfiction genres. Students often confuse the genres such as historical fiction and narrative nonfiction. These task cards offer students practice with identifying the different genres. These 36 cards have book summaries and examples of many different types of genres. Use these genre task cards for as part of literacy centers, early finisher activities, and partner or group work. You can grade the answer sheet to gauge students’
learning or they can check their own work using the answer key.
Types of genres included: