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Fantasy

For Teachers 3rd Standards
How do you know the book you are reading is a fantasy? Explore the characteristics of the fantasy genre as you read the story Zathura with your class. Together you'll create a class chart that identifies the fantasy genre while building...
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Understanding Fantasy

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore fantasy as a genre. After working in small groups to identify literary elements in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, class members share their work and then use the presentations to help them prepare to write...
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How Fantasy Reflects our World

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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A Wizard of Earthsea: The Fantasy Tradition

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Take a look at the fantasy genre in this second instructional activity for A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin. Pupils read about fantasy and explore books that fit into the genre. They then discuss the relationship between fantasy...
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Exploring Science Fiction and Fantasy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students view the videos from the Spellbinder series. They focus on analyzing and thinking critically. Students explore the distinguishing features and conventions of the science fiction and fantasy genres and narrative structure and...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Genre and Tradition

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make a study of the Gothic style by taking an in-depth look at Edgar Allan Poe's story "The Fall of the House of Usher." Lead a discussion about the Gothic elements in the story and the effect the story has on readers. Next, ask learners...
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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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Genres in Literature

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Enthusiastic readers take part in a book club unit that focuses on genre, particularly historical fiction, fantasy, and adventure. Over the course of 10 days, groups read a variety of stories and choose leveled activities from a learning...
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Fantasies and Myths

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine different types of literature, specifically myths and fantasy. They listen to "The Giving Tree", identify in which genre of literature it belongs, and view several myths on a website. At end of lesson, 4th...
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Literature Genres

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Before venturing into the library, review the different literature genres with this PowerPoint. Students are exposed to different genres, from fiction to biographies. Each section of this vibrant presentation includes examples for...
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Teach21 Lesson: Time Flies, Lesson 12/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Whether your class is reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, or you want to discuss the genre of fantasy, this lesson could be helpful. It prompts students to consider the elements of fiction as it differs from...
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Genres and Literature

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young readers are shown that a "genre" of literature means the kind of story one is reading. Viewers enjoy a presentation that shows the book covers of many Golden Sower and Newbery winning books that fit each of the following genres:...
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What is a Make Believe Story?

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore the concept of make believe stories. In this genres of literature lesson, students discover the difference between realistic fiction and fantasy. They are asked questions during and after the reading of a book to ensure the...
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Fantasy

For Teachers 7th Standards
Can fantasy fiction and transitions in writing go together? Familiarize young writers with some basic fantasy fiction archetypes, and use the examples provided that explain how to begin their story, introduce the setting, and how to...
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A Questionnaire: What Do You Like to Read?

For Students 5th Standards
What do your fifth graders know about types of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry? Find out as they fill out this questionnaire that requires them to list authors and texts that exemplify each genre. Not only will you be able to assess what...
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Carousel Writing

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Engage learners in a creative and collaborative writing project to demonstrate your class's knowledge of the 11genres of fiction. This ambitious lesson begins with a starter activity which reviews elements of each genre. Then, small...
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Fantasy Book Report

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders choose a fantasy genre to research and summarize information on in text. They utilize a variety of communication techniques, including oral, visual as well as written/multimedia reports and then present information...
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Fantasy Details

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils identify fantasy details from a fairy tale they have read and give an explanation of how they know it is a fantasy detail. In this fantasy detail lesson plan, students make a list from the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood.
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The Evolution of Science Fiction

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How is it that science fiction writers have displayed the uncanny ability to predict the future? An informational video discusses the genre of science fiction and explains how it has developed. Discussions of specific texts, such...
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An Ode to the Romance Novel

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Heroes with six-pack abs, helpless heroines, cliche plot lines —must be a romance novel! An informational video describes the romance novel genre and explains how it differs from a traditional love story. It uses popular texts as...
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The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe: Fantasy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and then write their own good versus evil stories. In this comprehension of themes and symbolism lesson plan, students make predictions as they read.
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Literature Genres

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Generate interest in genre by presenting a PowerPoint about different genres in literature. For each genre, there is a definition and several examples. Some examples are from popular or modern films. Ask pupils to take notes or...
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Fantasy vs. Realism

For Teachers 5th
What is real? What is fantasy? Fifth graders travel through the wardrobe to visit Narnia and use a T-Chart to record fantastic and realistic elements in C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. They then adopt a character, draw...
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Quiz on Genre and Subgenre

For Students 9th
In this quiz on genre and subgenre worksheet, 9th graders match 12 definitions to terms, then answer 3 multiple choice questions identifying genres.

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