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Every classroom library needs to have Reading Genre Posters!  Each of these 10 FREE posters have pictures that correspond to the definition of each genre.
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Reading Genre Poster Set with Definitions!

Every classroom library needs to have Reading Genre Posters! Each of these 10 posters have pictures that correspond to the definition of each genre. Just print, glue them to cardstock or construction paper, laminate, and your library is ready to go! This poster set includes: - Reading Genre Title...

Genre Bingo
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Genres Bingo

This is a fun, motivating activity that can be used in conjunction with Accelerated Reader or with any other program in your classroom. Literary genres become easy for the students to recognize. The title of the book read and the AR score can be recorded in each box. If AR is not used in your cla...

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Genre Posters and BINGO

So, I have been really thinking the last few days about how much my blog and my creations have evolved in the last year, especially since I became a seller on TN in December and then a seller on TPT in May. I realized that I have really gotten away from just sharing ideas, which was my original intention upon the creation of this blog. With that said, I have decided to make a change, or challenge to myself that I when I post things for my shops that I will also share ideas of how to use the…

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How to Teach Genres in Elementary School (The Benefits of and Strategies for Getting Kids to Read Different Genres) | Jodi Durgin Education Co.

As a teacher you want your students to read and experience a wide variety of literary genres, but often it is hard to get them interested in straying from their usual book choices. This blog post will explain the benefits of reading different genres and share ideas for lessons and activities to help teachers inspire …

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Biography Genre Kick-off

Spring is the time for big, bold new undertakings. I worked really hard to make sure I wrapped up all of my ongoing units of study prior to ...

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foldable for genres. This way I can easily flip to this in a student's journal and they can refer back to it.

FOLDABLES: Graphic Organizer Examples

Foldable and Graphic Organizers for the Kinesthetic/Hand-on Learner! Examples and inspiration from Dinah Zike

Genre Scavenger Hunt
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Genre Scavenger Hunt

This activity is the perfect way to complete any genre study. It includes all of the resources that you will need to send your students on a scavenger hunt that will have them identifying 16 genres along the way. Included in this unit are 17 clues/poems that describe 16 common genres, clue labels, s...

Fiction Genres Anchor Chart
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The Literacy Effect

When a student understands genre, they will be able to more easily access the text. Every single processing strategy (solving words, summarizing, predicting, inferencing, making connections, critiquing, and analyzing) is more efficient and able to process when the reader understands and has knowledge about the genre of the book. It feels like during whole-class minilessons I can teach genre and discuss it in relation to interactive read alouds, but a lot of times, the middle school students…

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Historical Fiction
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Indulgy

FEATURE IS BEAUTIFUL, FEATURE IS VISUAL

Fiction is half of a Balanced Reading Diet at Hello Literacy
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Fiction is half of a Balanced Reading Diet at Hello Literacy

ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts
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ELA in the middle

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This resource is one I use with my historical fiction unit--one that includes literature circles/book clubs--and minilessons and activities are geared toward helping students meet the rigor of the Common Core. There are countless ways to use it! Minilessons are included to help you tackle this genre with short texts like picture books, but also with a more in-depth classroom book study. We did literature circles--and it was WONDERFUL!
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Historical Fiction Book Study | Historical Fiction Activities and Lessons

Historical fiction is a powerful genre that connects social studies and literacy. This resource is one I use with my historical fiction unit--one that includes literature circles and book clubs--and minilessons and activities are geared toward helping students meet the rigor of the Common Core and o...