This literary genres bundle was created to provide you with a variety of genres to introduce to your students. It includes GENRE POSTERS, a study guide and a test along with genre units to help students better understand each genre. Each unit has passages and includes:
CINDERELLA FAIRY TALES- CINDERELLA AROUND THE WORLD
You will find 6 stories along with activities to chart fairy tale elements, compare and contrast stories, compare and contrast characters within one story, compare and contrast different Cinderellas, character point of view, and grouping. The activities come with differentiation. SEE MORE HERE.
The Christmas Legend Study has 4 passages and standard-based activities to best understand this literary genre. Students read the high-interest passages about different holiday legends and answer standard-based questions. Then they write their own legend! Bonus: There is a project where students read other legend mentor text and a craft! SEE MORE HERE
MYSTERY PASSAGES: Engage your students with 4 high-interest mystery passages loaded with reading comprehension questions related to mystery elements. It is perfect for a mystery genre study. Each passage has 3 levels of differentiation. There is a “STOP AND PREDICT” sign on each passage to allow the teacher or small group time to discuss who did it or solve a mystery. SEE MORE HERE
BLACK HISTORY BIOGRAPHIES:
Learn about Black History from these 3 biographies over different time periods. Each passage comes with two different reading levels perfect for differentiation. Along with lengthy passages, you will find a variety of comprehension questions for each biography and a cumulative compare and contrast set of questions. SEE MORE HERE
WOMEN IN SCIENCE BIOGRAPHIES:
Have students learn about 5 amazing women in science with these differentiated biography passages, step-by-step comprehension questions, activities, and cumulative writing project. It is perfect for Women’s History Month, biography genre study, or any time throughout the year. SEE MORE HERE
PAIRED INFORMATIVE PASSAGE PROMPTS – NONFICTION GENRE: These 30 paired informative text articles (15 high-interest topics) are used to give students 2 articles of information for each writing prompt. A variety of prompts are given for each set of articles. These writing prompt passages give students a jump start to their research to help them form an effective informative essay. In the passages, you will find a variety of photos, maps, timelines, diagrams, tables, graphs, political cartoon, maps, and charts. SEE MORE HERE
Learn about the myth genre with this resource that includes 5 high-interest myths with 3 levels of differentiation ranging from Lexile levels 550-835. For each myth passage, there are 10 reading comprehension questions where students need to infer and use text evidence. One of questions in each myth is a writing connection question. SEE MORE HERE
This inclusive teaching tool contains everything you need to TEACH a poetry unit. You will find poetry elements, 16 types of poems, and activities for analyzing poetry.
POETRY ANALYSIS: Bring classic poetry into your classroom. This poetry analysis unit includes 10 poems with text-dependent analysis questions, and writing prompts perfect for analyzing the poetry elements. SEE MORE HERE
GENRE POSTERS: I like to start off the year by reviewing literary genre and displaying them for reference throughout the year. This resource includes 15 posters-size literary genres, 15 card-size literary genres, a study guide AND a test! SEE MORE HERE
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