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Elements of the Genre
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Genre Genre Genre
100

This genre is based on an event in the past.

Historical Fiction

100

Jack and the Beanstalk

Fairy Tales

100

Things happen in 3 or 7

Fairy Tale

100

The story of a person's life written by someone else

Biography

100

John is reading a book that is full of facts about Washington DC. It contains diagrams and photographs.

Informational

200

This genre will scare you!

Horror/Spooky

200

The Visitors

Spooky

200

Talking animals that teach a lesson or moral.

Fable

200

An old tale passed down through generations. There are many "types" of these tales

Folk Tales

200

Mary is reading a short story about a fox and a rabbit. When she is done she tells her teacher the lesson she learned from reading the story.

Fable

300

This genre has stories that could actually happen.

Realistic Fiction

300

Harry Potter

Fantasy

300

Made up characters in an event from the past.

Historical Fiction

300

Find some "clues" in this genre.

Mystery

300

Nathan is reading a story about two boys who encounter a UFO and are taken to a  different planet by aliens. The characters are working to find their way to return to Earth.

Science Fiction

400

This genre usually has good vs. evil and sometimes has a princess.

Fairy Tale

400

I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor

Historical Fiction

400

Magic and wizards

Fantasy

400

Facts Facts and More Facts

Informational

400

Melanie's house is haunted. A ghost frightens her every night!

Spooky/Horror

500

This genre might have aliens from another planet.

Science Fiction

500

Junie B. Jones - Boo and I Mean It!

Realistic Fiction

500

Rhyming lines that help you create an image in your head.

Poetry

500
The story of someone's life written by themselves

Autobiography

500

Eric is a 6th grader who tries out for the baseball team. When he doesn't make it he is disappointed but decides to ask his big brother for help. The 2 brothers work together and when Eric tries out for the team again he makes it! Eric is so happy to have a big brother that cares about him.

Realistic Ficton

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