Unit: Once Upon A Genre

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Students explore literary genres by reading different genres of literature. The concept of genres is introduced through class discussion, during which students determine the main characteristics of various genres. Students will read a variety of short stories and complete activities that help them explore what genre is.

Lessons

What is Genre? Resources: 2

Students will be able to define and provide examples of genres of literature and fiction.

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Types of Genre Resources: 2

Students will be able to identify genres of fiction based on their characteristics.

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Genre In The News Resources: 1

Students will be able to compare narrative writing (short stories) to expository writing (news articles) and compose a news story article based on a short story.

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Genre Bingo Resources: 2

Students will be able to define genre and provide examples of different types of genre

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Story Telling Festival

Students will be able to write in different genres to demonstrate their understanding of genres of literature.

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Fiction Genres Project Resources: 1

students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of different types of genres of literature.

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Non-Fiction Genre Jigsaw Project Resources: 1

students will be able to identify, explain and analyze nonfiction genre.

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Genre Study to Report Writing Resources: 2

Students will be able to identify and write about different types of genre.

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Identifying Types of Genre Resources: 1

students will be able to identify different types of genre by working in centers

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