NAME THE GENRE
FOLKLORE SUBGENRES
FICTION SUBGENRES
NONFICTION SUBGENRES

100

Most stories fall into this genre, which means that the text is made-up or a product of the imagination

FICTION

100

Stories with magic and/or talking animals, usually have a human main character and start with "once upon a time"

FAIRY TALE

100

Stories that could actually happen but didn't 

REALISTIC FICTION

100

A science or social studies textbook is what subgenre of writing? 

INFORMATIONAL WRITING

200

Writing that is true, factual, informative, or persuasive

NON-FICTION

200

Very short stories with talking animals and a moral

FABLE

200

Fictional stories based on or around important people or events from the past

HISTORICAL FICTION

200

If a woman wrote a story about Post Malone's life, what genre of writing would it be?

BIOGRAPHY

300

The two subgenres of this main genre include tragedies and comedies

DRAMA

300

Stories that usually take place in the Wild West; the main character's strength, skills, or size are greatly exaggerated in a humorous way

TALL TALE

300

Stories with magic, monsters, superpowers, or other things that do not exist in reality

FANTASY

300

If I wrote my own life story, what genre would that piece of writing be? 

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

400

This genre is mainly concerned with the beauty of language

POETRY

400

Stories with gods and/ or goddesses that usually account for the creation of something

MYTH

400

Stories with aliens, advanced technology, or futuristic weaponry

SCIENCE FICTION

400

If you read a piece of writing that used facts about the planet to convince people to recycle, what type of writing would it be? 

PERSUASIVE WRITING

500

Authors of stories in this genre are often "retelling" the story.  It may say "adapted by," "retold by," or the author may be "unknown" 

FOLKLORE

500

Stories based on a real person or place with facts that are stretched beyond nonfiction; exaggerated in a serious way

LEGEND

500

The Harry Potter series of novels is considered to be what genre?

FANTASY

500

What subgenre are the books that we have been using for guided reading this week? (Egg Incubators and A Balancing Act)

INFORMATIONAL WRITING