FICTION: writing that is a product of the imagination. Historical Fiction: based on or around a person or event from history. Realistic Fiction: a story that could have happened, but didn’t. Science Fiction: dealing with aliens, the future, or advanced technology. Fantasy: containing monsters, magic, or other supernatural elements. Autobiography: the story of one’s life told by oneself. Biography: the story of someone’s life told by someone else. Informational Writing: writing that provides information on a topic. Persuasive Writing: writing that attempts to influence the reader. Fairy Tale: a story with magic, monsters, and/or talking animals. Fable: a very short story, usually with talking animals and has a moral. Myth: has gods or goddesses and often accounts for the creation of something. Legend: a story based on something that might have once been real, but has since become exaggerated beyond the realm of nonfiction. Drama: ends in death and sadness. Comedy: has a happy ending. NONFICTION: writing that is true or factual. DRAMA: writing that appears as a play or script. FOLKLORE: stories that were handed down through the oral tradition. Tall Tale: stories usually set in the American frontier where the main character has exaggerated strengths, skills, or size. Tone of the author is humorous. COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4366 What do readers think about when they compare and contrast stories in the same genre?
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4366 Genre:_____________ Text: Text: Can you compare and contrast stories in the same genre?