Setting
Characters
Authors
What's It For?
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100
This setting is in the past.
Historical Fiction
100
In this genre, animals talk and act like people.
Fantasy
100
This genre has many authors, passed down from generation to generation verbally
Traditional Literature (folk tale)
100
This genre teaches a moral lesson.
Traditional Literature (fables)
100
Facts about a person's life
Biography or Autobiography
200
This setting can be imaginary
Fantasy or Fairy Tale
200
This type of genre often has princes or princesses or magical characters
Traditional Literature (or fairy tales)
200
Someone writes about his or her own life in this genre
Autobiography
200
This is another way to describe a non-fiction book -- look at the genre categories..... :)
Informational
200
This genre has a rhythm or a beat
Poetry
300
Settings in this genre are real with real people.
Historical fiction, biography or autobiography
300
Characters do impossible things that could not really happen in real life (for example, fly around).
Fantasy
300
This story was originally not written down
Folk tale
300
This genre is for giving us information on a topic of study.
Informational
300
Crime to be solved
Mystery
400
This setting takes place in the future!
Science Fiction
400
This genre contains stories about a true national hero from the past.
Informational
400
This genre's author writes about others' lives, not their own.
Biography
400
Good overcomes evil and the princess is rescued by her prince!
Traditional Literature
400
A story that is meant to be acted out on the stage
Drama or a Play
500
The setting of the story doesn't really exist but it is modeled after a place that really does exist
Realistic fiction
500
This genre has characters that are solving problems using clues.
Mystery
500
The authors in this genre love to rhyme their words.
Poetry
500
This genre allows you to see inside a person's life from their own point of view, not someone else's.
Autobiography
500
This genre might include stories about aliens and UFO's, or traveling through outer space
Science Fiction
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