2 Reading Genres What is a genre? Objective of lesson A genre is a type of literary work identified by its design or purpose.Objective of lessonC : Read from a variety of materials including genres, literary award winners, multicultural works, and classic literature.
3 Books are divided into two main categories: Fiction and Nonfiction
4 Fiction A made up story Can tell about things that could happen Is read for funCharacters may be like real people or imaginary
5 Nonfiction Has facts that can be checked and proven The author is an expert on this informationIs read to gain information on a subjectIt is TRUE
6 These are called GENRES! Books are further divided according to what they have in common:These are called GENRES!
7 Fiction Genres Traditional Literature Fantasy Science Fiction Realistic FictionHistorical FictionMystery