Genres

All the 12 genres

Mystery

A novel or play involving crime and murder. There is a problem and usually it is solved in the end of the book. If the problem isn’t solved in the end of the story it is something called a series maybe it will be done in the book. It has fictional characters who find hidden clues and solve the problem by the end of the story.


Bibliogaphy:http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mystery

http://blogofbecki.blogspot.com/2012/08/imagine-it-genre-posters.html

Humor

Humor is basically laughter. It is when something is really funny which makes a person laugh.


Description:laugh,funny


Bibliography:

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/humor

Science Fiction

It is fiction on scientific knowledge like robots and they are not real.


Bibliography: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/science+fiction

Fantasy

Fiction with a lot of imagination in it and something many people belive that is false.


Bibliography: http://www.audioenglish.org/dictionary/fantasy.htm

Adventure

The adventure genre is a genre that has many action-packed scenes. In other words, it’s dominated by action. Sometimes,the action story is taking place in a faraway place such as: India, Africa, or maybe even the 16th century in London. Some stories are: The Hobbit, The Lord Of The Ring trilogy,and the books Rick Riordan writes.


Bibliography:http://childliterature.net/childlit/adventure/

Autobiography

A story of a persons life that was written and that was told by that famous or a person that wrote something about that famous person.


Bibliography:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/autobiography

Biography

A story of someone elses life who is living or was living told by another person.


Bibliography:http://blogofbecki.blogspot.com/2012/08/imagine-it-genre-posters.html

Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction is written to potraty time periods,meaning that it is history that is changed up a little bit making it fiction.


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



Memoir

A written account which someone like a famous performer describes experiences.


Bibliography:http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/memoir



Realistic Fiction

Imaginative writing that could happen anytime in real life .It helps kids and adults focus on how real people live.It is called Realistic Fiction ,because it is something real that can happen in real life ,and its fiction ,because it is a made up story,so its a made up story that can happen in real life.


Bibliography:http://www2.k12albemarle.org/dept/instruction/languagearts/Curriculum%20Appendices/AppendixF_GenreDef.pdf

Romance

Definition: Romance is a genre that revolves around the two main lovers. Romance usually has a lot of hearts broken, crying,and chocolate. Almost all stories have romance.


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