Guide to Reading Genres

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Krazy Town
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3rd - 6th
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Reading standards have a heavy focus on genre. This guide can help teachers when planning lessons for readers workshop. Each page focuses on a different genre. A definition of the genre, the major characteristics of the genre, and some key vocabulary for each genre are provided.

Genres Included:

1. Realistic Fiction

2. Mystery

3. Fantasy

4. Science Fiction

5. Historical Fiction

6. Folktale

7. Fairy Tale

8. Fable

9. Tall Tale

10. Legend

11. Myth

12. Biography

13. Autobiography, Memoir, Journal, Diary

14. Informational Text

15. Poetry

16. Drama

I recommend printing the guide and keeping it handy with your other reference materials to use when planning.

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