Reading standards have a heavy focus on genre. This guide can help 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.
1. Realistic Fiction
4. Science Fiction
5. Historical Fiction
7. Fairy Tale
9. Tall Tale
13. Autobiography, Memoir, Journal, Diary
14. Informational Text
I recommend printing the guide and keeping it handy with your other reference materials to use when planning.
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