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Strategies for Identifying Genres

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Examine the different strategies that could be used to determine what genre something is with upper graders. They will learn that knowing the genre type can sometimes help their comprehension. They will also complete a worksheet to help...
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Portraits, Pears, And Perfect Landscapes: Investigating Genre in the Visual Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Differentiate between the various genres in the visual arts world, particularly in Western painting. Your class can view and discuss, in small groups, paintings published on the National Galleries website. Then each student individually...
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Genre Lesson: Autobiography

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Start kids thinking about point of view and autobiographies by telling them a short story about your morning (first person), and then asking a volunteer to re-tell the story to you (second person). There are tips to help you tie this...
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Portraits, Pears, and Perfect Landscapes: Investigating Genre in the Visual Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define genre in the visual arts, particularly in Western painting and explain the differences between subject and genre. The genre of a variety of works of art is identified.
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Genres, Genres Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young readers assume the role of Genre Sleuths to investigate the characteristics of folktales, fantasies, and mysteries. For this session you will need to collect a variety of books on a topic you have been studying. Groups then examine...
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The Great Gatsby Historical Background Using Multi-Genre Research Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Before beginning F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, create a historical context of the Roaring 20s with this lesson. Set up a gallery walk with the provided PowerPoint, which features 10 topics related to the 1920s. Then begin a...
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Write with Writers

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Write and work with authors on the Scholastic Website to promote the recognition of various genres.  Young writers will participate in activities based on the type of writing such as biography, descriptive, folktales, mystery, news, and...
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Literacy Genres

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Expand on eager bookworms' independent reading by engaging them to define various genres of literature. Readers collaborate and use technology to find what goes into their assigned or previously read genres. Time is given for independent...
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Genre Study - Grade Three

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders learn to identify different types of literature genres. In this genre activity, 3rd graders complete pre and post- assessment, conduct a genre research activity, and complete the associated worksheets.
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Learning About Fiction Genres in the Elementary School Library

For Teachers 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...
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Integrative Lesson on Genres of American Literature (Senior, Literature)

For Teachers 11th
To begin this lesson, the instructor will present a PowerPoint detailing the genres of Romanticism, Realism, and Naturalism. Learners will follow along with an instructional sheet that will aid in the identification of setting, tone,...
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Writing with Writers for Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your class examine the characteristics of various writing genres using the Writing with Writers online project. Detailed instructions for how to introduce, discuss, and develop a piece of writing for each genre are included. Class...
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Genre Lesson: Narrative Poetry

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders complete a worksheet.  For this poetry lesson, 6th graders learn about the differences between narrative poetry and lyric poetry.  Students read poems and determine which form of poetry they are as well as identify...
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What is "genre"?

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students, in the library, identify, and classify the different types of genres that are available to them. In a group they make their own poster.
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Different Genres In Literature

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders view different genres of literature and identify which genre is being presented to them. In this genres lesson plan, 3rd graders choose from fiction, non fiction, and a poem.
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Genre Book

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students present genres to the class.
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Genre Jeopardy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students play a Jeopardy game in which the questions are about different genres. They can use this activity as a review before a test.
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Genre Jeopardy

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students participate in a game-like format to identify characteristics of genres. They categorize stories into genres bases on story summaries after a class discussion of the characteristics.
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Focus on Genre

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this focus on genre worksheet, students describe the genre they are reading, types of characters, kinds of settings, and examples of other forms of the same genre. Students answer five short answer questions.
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An Introduction to Nonfiction

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Examine the elements of nonfiction writings in this instructional activity. Learners list common features of nonfiction and compare nonfiction and fiction books on the same topic. Create a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the two...
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Creative Writing Unit: Analyzing, Interpreting, Discussing and Writing Various Genres of African-American Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A six-week unit takes high schoolers through various works of African-American literature, including poems, plays, and short stories. The lesson plan format includes a week-by-week description of activities, goals, materials, and...
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Understanding Types of Writing

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze the types of writing and answer questions about the writing genres. In this writing types instructional activity, students define and discuss the types of writing including expository, descriptive, persuasive, technical,...
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A Simple Task Made Complex: Types of Sentences

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Looking for a lesson about differing sentence types? Use this lesson on compound and complex sentences in your grammar unit. After composing simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentences individually and as part of a group,...
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What is a Biography?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Investigate biographies with your class. Compare autobiographies and biographies of Martin Luther King, Jr. as an example. Learners explore the factual components that make up a biography and locate several biographies of notable...

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