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Genre Craftivity

Genres activity for the upper elementary classroom! Students cut out minibooks and fold them so that the title is on the front cover, and a brief description is on the back cover. Based on those two things, students must determine the genre of the book. Makes a great genre bulletin board!

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Use this as a pre-test, practice or a post-test. Students will match each genre with its definition (characteristics). An answer key has been provided.

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from Have Fun Teaching

Don't Wake the Librarian Sorting Books by Genre Activity

GENRE BINGO Students cross off a box after reading a book with the goal of getting 5 boxes in a row, column or diagnoally across. Helps encourage readers to branch out in their selections.

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Genre Posters

use scholastic book orders to teach about genres. Would have never thought to do this, but it would be an easy thing to do at the beginning of the year to teach genres.

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Don't Wake the Librarian Sorting Books by Genre Activity