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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Analyzing Multiple Interpretations of Literature

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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Why Should You Read "One Hundred Years of Solitude"?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How 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...
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The Jungle Book

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Accompany a viewing of Disney's live-action feature film, The Jungle Book, with a packet equipped with several activities focused on story elements. Scholars discuss and complete diagrams and charts about the movie's characters, setting,...
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Genre Focus Drama: Blackline Master 1

For Students 6th - 10th
In this drama genre focus worksheet, students examine a play as they complete a graphic organizer and respond to 6 short answer questions regarding the characters and setting of a specific play.
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Genre Focus: Short Story Blackline Master 1

For Students 7th - 12th
In this genre focus short story learning exercise, students complete a characterization graphic organizer and also fill in a plot diagram. Students review character change, exposition, conflict, climax, and resolution of a short story...
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Drama Genre Focus Lesson

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students examine the elements of drama to develop an appreciation and understanding of the genre. In this lesson students read, analyze, discuss, and review a dramatic selection.
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Create A Genre Crossword Puzzle

For Students 8th
In this create a genre crossword puzzle worksheet, 8th graders make a puzzle on the grid provided, using 21 terms, then create clues for each term using a definition or an example;  grading rubric included.
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Much Ado About Nothing

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars explore the genre of romantic comedy through their reading of Much Ado About Nothing. In this literary genres lesson, students study the genre of romantic comedy through their reading of Much Ado About Nothing. Young...
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Genre Assessment

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research literature genres. In this genres lesson, students complete a genre assessment where they explain the clues in the text that help them identify the genre for the 11 pieces of literature.
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Modesto City Schools Library Lesson Plan: Genre Assessment

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify the genre of literature passages. In this literary genre lesson, students study the characteristics of a variety of literary genres. They read eleven short passages and tell which genre they represent on the associated...
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Name That Genre

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify genres of books. In this genre study lesson, students refer to a bulletin board of characteristics for each genre. Students analyze the works of a book to determine the genre.
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Genre Focus: Poetry Analysis Chart

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Delve into poetry analysis with this two-page worksheet. The first page asks the reader to identify the title, speaker, rhythm, imagery, and any figures of speech. The second page is a little deeper: What is the mood? What kind of poem...
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Collection 7 Test Review

For Students 7th - 9th
Though designed to be taken after reading a series of short stories, this grammar review can be used anytime to review parts of speech, types of sentences, and how to combine short sentences. Great practice for writers of all ages!
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Introduction to the Short Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How should pupils read short stories? Set them up for this unit with an introductory lesson that goes over the main characteristics of a short story and starts learners off reading their first short story of the unit. In order to get a...
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Discovering Genre: Poetry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Work on literal and figurative meanings with a lesson focused on Robert Frost's "After Apple-Picking" and "The Road Not Taken." Readers identify the literary devices used by the poet to set the poems' themes, settings, and narrative...
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English Word Search Puzzle

For Students 6th - 7th
In this English worksheet, learners recall ten literary terms and genres. Students find these words in this challenging word search puzzle.
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Literary Term Reviews

For Teachers 6th
Provide your class with a review of literary terms. Engage them in a concentration-type game focusing on literary terms and genres. This is an interesting way to review this concept.
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Compare and Contrast: Literary Analysis

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders are able to use active listening skills, take notes and identify literary elements of a short story. They use/create graphic organizer, compare/contrast literary elements from various stories and compare and contrast traits.
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Can the world be a fair and just place: Unit 1 Task 1 Day 2

For Teachers 6th Standards
Day 2 of the unit on justice in the world introduces learners to Rosa Parks. They read "I Was Not Alone" and look at images that tell the Parks story. They discuss how the images and story conveyed one historical event in different or...
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Is the world a fair and just place: Speech Analysis, Task 2 day 3

For Teachers 6th Standards
Task 2 of the large unit on justice in the world engages learners in speech analysis. They hear the Martin Luther King Jr. speech, I Have A Dream, then consider how the author's craft and use of informational text helped him convey his...
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Animal Tales Around the World

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore characteristics of Indian Tales/ Parables. For this literature lesson, students compare contemporary society to western culture through analysis. Young scholars create their own tales using this genre.
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Nureyev: The Unconquerable Will

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the development of dance across cultures. In this dance genre lesson plan, students study the history of Russia and the Mongol Tatars. Students research how classical ballet made its way to Russia and create...
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Small Actions with Big Results

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore philanthropy in literature. In this literature lesson, students read text from three different genres that all have a moral. Students compare and contrast these pieces of literature, focusing on the character traits that...
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Science Fiction - Genre

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Unsuspecting George McFlys are presented into the craft workings of the science fiction genre of literature. Speculations are developed through teacher-led dialogs about how science fiction impacts science, technology, and comments on...