Genre and Subgenre Unit Project: Genre Reference Booklet

Genre and Subgenre Unit Project: Genre Reference Booklet
Genre and Subgenre Unit Project: Genre Reference Booklet
Genre and Subgenre Unit Project: Genre Reference Booklet
Genre and Subgenre Unit Project: Genre Reference Booklet
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Students grade 6-12 can use this lesson to create a booklet of examples from a variety of genres and subgenres. Over the course of the unit, students read stories (of your choosing) from different genres/subgenres, identify and define the literary techniques that are used, and complete a graphic organizer highlighting the most common techniques. At the end of the units, students put their pages together, create a table of contents and a front/back cover to make a genre reference booklet.

Suggestions for a timeline are included. This unit, which can be used to introduce or review these concepts, can last anywhere from 5 days to 5 weeks depending on the needs of your students.

Genres: Fiction, folklore, drama, poetry, nonfiction
Subgenres (suggested): fantasy, historical fiction, realistic fiction, science fiction, fable, fairy tale, legend, myth, tall tale, various forms of poetry, comedy, tragedy, informational writing, persuasive writing, autobiography, biography

RESOURCES/FILES INCLUDED:

Elements of Genre and Subgenre Column Chart (with KEY of suggested terms and subgenres)
Elements of Genre and Subgenre Analysis Sheet (to use with reading selections in all genres/subgenres)
Plot Chart for Fiction
Character Web for Folklore
Storyboard for Drama
TP-CASTT for Poetry
Introduction, Body, Conclusion Structure for Nonfiction (informational)
Classical Structure for Nonfiction (persuasion)
Genre reference booklet rubric
Genre Unit Teacher Notes

Enjoy!
Heather Carroll
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Genre and Subgenre Unit Project: Genre Reference Booklet
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Genre and Subgenre Unit Project: Genre Reference Booklet
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