Reading Genre Task Cards | Print & Google Apps & Self-Checking Easel | Reading

Rachel Lynette
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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These 32 multiple choice reading genre cards are the perfect activity to help your students learn to identify the different literary genres. Each card features a short passage and a multiple choice question.

The following eight genres are included and each genre is featured on four different cards throughout the set:

  • biography
  • realistic fiction
  • fantasy
  • mystery
  • informational
  • historical fiction
  • science fiction
  • folktale

A student answer sheet is included as well as an answer key so students can check their work. There is also a Challenge Card that can be used with any other card in the set. The challenge card requires students to explain their answer.


What's included?:

  • Directions & Suggestions
  • 32 Task Cards- Color
  • 32 Task Cards- Blackline
  • Google Slides Activity
  • Easel Assessment - self checking
  • Challenge Card
  • Cover Card
  • Student Response Sheets
  • Answer Key


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About the Author

These passages were written by me, Rachel Lynette. I am a published author of over 120 nonfiction books for children on a variety of subjects, as well as several teacher resource books. I have written for publishers such as Harcourt, Thompson-Gale, Rosen, Children’s Press, Evan-Moor, Kagan, and several others. These passages reflect more than a decade of professional writing experience.

Terms of Use

This resource was created by Rachel Lynette for Minds in Bloom INC., all rights reserved. It may be used by the original purchaser for single class use only. Teachers may distribute this product in email, through google classroom or over the Internet to their students (and parents) as long as the site is password protected. In other words, you may distribute it to your own students but may not put it on the Internet where it could be publicly found and downloaded. If you want to share this resource with colleagues, please purchase additional licenses from TpT. Thank you for respecting these terms of use. :)

This product is happily brought to you by Rachel Lynette and Cassi Noack of Minds in Bloom

SKU: 398879

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11 (32 Task Cards)
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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