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Literary Genres


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1. Word cloud
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Name one literary genre (2 words or less)
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Literary genres are categories of literature that are identified by elements of plot, theme, style, and/or tone. Common literary genres include Fiction, Nonfiction, Drama, Poetry, and Folktales. Exploring different literary genres can help deepen your understanding of literature.
Exploring Literary Genres
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Fiction: stories that are imagined and made up by the author. Nonfiction: stories that are based on facts and real life events. Poetry: a type of literature that uses language to express emotions, ideas, and stories in a creative way.
Main Categories
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Nonfiction Genres
Biography Autobiography / Memoir Informational / Argument Writing
Fiction Genres
Historical Fiction Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Fantasy Traditional (Myth, Fable) Mystery
5. Open question
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What is a biography ?
6. Open question
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What is an autobiography?
7. Open question
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What is your favorite literary genre and why?
8. Open question
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What is a literary genre that you have not yet explored but would like to learn more about?
9. Poll
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What genre is the Harry Potter series?
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Mystery
10. Drawings
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Question: What are the three major literary genres?
11. Poll
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Which genre typically includes magic?
  • Mystery
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
12. Poll
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Which genre focuses on futuristic worlds and advanced technology?
  • Historical Fiction
  • Science Fiction
  • Thriller
13. Poll
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'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen is an example of which genre?
  • Adventure
  • Horror
  • Romance
14. Poll
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Which genre is the story of a person's life told by another person?
  • Fantasy
  • Poetry
  • Biography
15. Poll
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Which literary genre is known for its detective stories and puzzles to solve?
  • Mystery
  • Satire
  • Memoir
16. Open question
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Work together in pairs: Q: What is the difference between a play and a novel?

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