This Historical Fiction Genre study contains a 15-day Historical Fiction unit, pacing guide, and all applicable reproducibles needed for student copies.
The genre study presented here can be integrated into any type of reading program you use! It is perfect for reader’s workshop, small reading groups, reading buddies, and even whole class novels. This particular genre study provides you with a reproducible worksheet for each literary technique/element presented. You simply copy and present to your students!
This Historical Fiction Genre study helps you teach your students the important literary aspects of historical fiction. The unit begins with a book selection survey to help your students pick the right book. The unit then proceeds to teach students the most important elements of Historical Fiction: setting, character, and plot. Lessons included in this packet include:
*Historical Fiction Notes
*Physical Description of Setting
*Compare/Contrast Time Periods
*Characterization #1 ... Physical Descriptions
*Characterization #2 ... Thoughts/Words/Actions/Attitude/Others' Reactions Toward Them
*Authentication of Character
*Sequence of Events
*External v. Internal Conflict
Each lesson listed above includes:
*Pacing guide for the 15-day unit
*Student Notes on each literary technique/element – notes are included at the top of each worksheet. This is a great reference tool to assist the students while they work!
*Reproducible worksheet for each literary technique/element with a student application activity.
*Rubric for assessing students understanding of the literary elements of Historical Fiction.
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