readers notebook ideas, liked the genre overview that each child can have in their readers notebook
18 Reading Genres Posters for Reading area, bulletin board, or Classroom Library Folktales, Fairy Tales, Mythology, Tall Tales, Fables, Legends, Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, Biography, Autobiography, Fantasy, Realistic Fiction, Science Fiction, Comedy, Horror, Drama, Poetry, Mystery
Non-fiction posters: Clear and concise posters for quick revision on Non-Fiction genres. Also included are some basic information on writing introductions and conclusions.
Create 'badges' for different genres...kids can earn a badge when they read in that genre or reach a goal in that genre. Neat idea.
Library Displays: Reading is Out of this World...maybe with students' favorite books on the stars :)
This 2-page #writing worksheet helps you brainstorm clues & solve a mystery.
Writing a romance? This genre mindmap can get you started. > http://www.eadeverell.com/forwriters/mindmaps/
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.
A way to organize your literature curriculum: Genres.... "Knowledge of different genres gives students useful schemata-frameworks for understanding born of prior knowledge and experience-for story types" (Lynch-Brown, Short, & Tomlinson, p. 247).