Setting
Characters
Authors
Definitions
Key Features
100

This setting doesn’t exist, but is modeled after a place that does

What is Historical Fiction or Realistic Fiction?

100

A main character in this genre might be an athlete

What is the Sports genre?

100

Authors must be knowledgeable about a particular time period to successfully write a book in this genre. 

What is historical fiction?

100

Information about a person’s life

What is Autobiography or Biography?

100

This genre contains heroes and life-threatening situations

What is Adventure?

200

The setting of this genre is always imaginary

What is Fantasy?

200

This genre contains characters that solve problems using clues

What is Mystery?

200

Someone writes about his or her own life in this genre

What is Autobiography?

200

A crime to be solved

What is Mystery?

200

This genre might contain wizards, elves, or dragons

What is Fantasy?

300

The setting of this genre usually takes place in the future

What is Science Fiction?

300

Characters in this genre do impossible things like fly or cast spells

What is Fantasy?

300

The authors of this genre relies heavily on researched information about another person’s life

What is Biography?

300

This genre might include stories about UFO’s or traveling through space

What is Science Fiction?

300

Puzzles, clues, detectives, and red herrings are all features of this genre

What is Mystery?

400

The setting of this genre is rooted in important time periods

What is Historical Fiction?

400

Characters in this genre might include ghosts or zombies

What is Horror?

400

Authors might explore the consequences of technology in this genre

What is Science Fiction?

400

This genre’s plot could be real, but it isn’t

What is Realistic Fiction?

400

This genre might focus on advanced technology

What is Science Fiction?

500

It was a dark and stormy night…

What is Horror?

500

Characters in this fiction genre may be based on people that actually once lived

What is Historical Fiction?

500

Authors do not look to entertain in this genre, instead only to inform

What is Reference or Nonfiction?

500

This genre presents a dangerous situation that the protagonist must escape.

What is adventure?

500

The captain of the basketball team might need to hit the winning shot in this genre

What is the Sports genre?

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