Genre

By: Hannah Mathew [ Ms.Elliot period 6 ]

Mystery

Mystery novels are novels including puzzles, and clues. It may involve crime scenes and unknown pieces of information. The characters a lot of times are spies and policeman. http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson270/genre_sheet.pdf


Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fiction novels or books that are based on modern day life. Also, the events could actually happened in the real world. http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson270/genre_sheet.pdf and https://www.goodreads.com/genres/contemporary-realistic-fiction

Memoir

A memoir is very similar to an autobiography, but is unique because it focuses only on the author’s public life. An autobiography includes both the public and private life of the author. A memoir is written in the point of view of the author, with the purpose of writing about a public or historical event. It is written by the point of view of the author.

http://www.barbaradoyen.com/writing-nonfiction/what-is-a-memoir-what-makes-a-memoir-different-from-an-autobiography-or-biography

Science Fiction




Description of genre (in your own words): Science Fiction usually consists of stories being told about science and technology in the future. It is not always true because you will soon start to feel your are reading the genre fantasy. Science fiction often tells us about new discoveries and situations and how they could affect us in the future. The setting is frequently told in the future, in space, or in a different universe or dimension. http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson927/SciFiDefinition.pdf

Adventure


Adventure book are books that include a lot of danger, action, and risk taking. The hero usually find out a lot about themselves during the adventure. The event of the adventure don’t happen everyday.


EX:

  • House of Secrets by: Chris Columbus

  • The Battle of the Labyrinth: Rick Riordan

  • Hatchet by: Gary Paulsen


http://childliterature.net/childlit/adventure/index.html and http://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/adventure

Humor


Novels that are funny and cheerful. They are popular for their fun,lighthearted, and witty stories.


EX:

  • I Funny a Middle School Story By:james Patterson

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid By: Jeff Kinney

  • Dork Diaries By: Rachel Renee Russell


https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/humor

Biograghy

Description of genre (in your own words): A Biography tells you about a person's life. A Biography also describes the person's feelings and motivations. The Biography might include the person's quote sentences, the actions of the person, who the person is friends with, their hobbies, the relatives might be included, and the person's job.

  • books!!! These are the examples:

  • Einstein: His Life and Universe - Walter Isaacs

  • on

  • Night - Elie Wiesel

http://teacher.scholastic.com/reading/bestpractices/comprehension/genrechart.pdf

Romance

Description of genre (in your own words):The Romance genre has two main characters in love. The usual theme is an issue with or within love. The Romance books may include: Love at first sight, forbidden love, and love triangles. The Romance genre aims to create strong emotions within the reader

Here are some examples:

  • Matched - Ally Condie

  • The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks

http://thescriptlab.com/screenplay/genre/romance#

historical fiction


Definition:is a genre that the author has written about the past.

Ex:A little princess- this is counted as a historical fiction book because it was taken back in time


Pic-Definition:is a genre that the author has written about the past.

Ex:A little princess- this is counted as a historical fiction book because it was taken back in time


http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson404/HistoricalFictionDefn.pdf

Horror

Definition: This is a genre usually to create a sense of fear,fright,and anything that might scare you.


Ex:shadow of Night

http://thescriptlab.com/screenplay/genre/horror

Fantasy

Contains things that are not realistic such as:

talking animals

magical powers

often set in a medieval universe

possibly involving mythical beings

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson270/genre_sheet.pdf

Autobiography


When a person writes a book about their own life. They usually write thier life experiences,people they have met,things they have seen, and what they have learned.


EX:

  • Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? By: Mindy Kaling