Genre Types Teacher Resources
From fantasy novel studies to informational text lessons, we've collected materials for every genre in your curriculum.
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How Fantasy Reflects our World
6 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
History inspires fantasy. That idea forms the basis of an informational video about the genre. Through the video, viewers learn about different subgenres of fantasy and discover its key characteristics. The video discusses many popular...
Comparing and Contrasting Two Genres: Screwball Comedy and Film Noir with Reference to "Double Indemnity"
9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the narrative form of film with the artistic style. They also compare the screwball comedy genres with the film noir genre. They examine the historical roots of film.
Learning About Fiction Genres in the Elementary School Library
3rd - 5th
Teaching about fiction genres can be challenging. The lesson here, designed for library media specialists, offers a fun way to do it. In the lesson, learners visit the library and learn about the different types of fiction through book...
Analyzing Multiple Interpretations of Literature
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
There is a reason why an Oscar is given each year for the Best Adaptation Screenplay. Adaptations are the focus of an exercise that asks class members to compare a work of literature with a least one adaptation of the work into a...
Why Should You Read "One Hundred Years of Solitude"?
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow does One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez represent the genre of magical realism? Scholars explore the topic by watching an informative video. Next, they answer quiz questions and join an online discussion about...
Is the world a fair and just place: Unit 1 Task 2 Day 4
6th CCSS: Designed
Using supporting details to support a textual comparison is the focus of this activity. Sixth graders are randomly assigned one of two Civil Rights Era speeches, each group uses specific details from each speech to create a visual mural...