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Literature Genres. Sharon Sun July 2,2013 4 th grade. Fiction V.S Non-fiction. Non-fiction. Real story True Information. Fiction. Make-believe Read for fun Fake . Myth. Tale passed down through generations Explains a world of gods Pertains actions of gods/goddesses.

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Literature genres

Literature Genres

Sharon Sun

July 2,2013

4th grade


Fiction v s non fiction

Fiction V.S Non-fiction

Non-fiction

Real story

True

Information

Fiction

  • Make-believe

  • Read for fun

  • Fake


Literature genres

Myth

  • Tale passed down through generations

  • Explains a world of gods

  • Pertains actions of gods/goddesses


Realistic fiction

Realistic Fiction

  • Can be based on a real story

  • Characters act like people

  • Story could happen in real life


Fantasy

Fantasy

  • Animal characters act like people

  • Characters may have special powers

  • Imaginary characters


Autobiography

Autobiography

  • Story about a person’s life

  • Whole life, part of a life, single event

  • He/she feels and he/she thinks


Biography

Biography

  • Tells information about someone’s life

  • Based on someone who is important

  • How these people live and what they do


Poetry

Poetry

  • Shows expressions, feelings, and moods

  • All have own rhymes

  • A written form of literature


Fairytales

Fairytales

Fight between good and evil

Teaches a lesson

Always has a happy ending


Folktales

Folktales

  • A story or legend handed down

  • One generation to the next

  • Told over and over again


Tall tales

Tall tales

  • A story that is humorously exaggerated

  • Backwoods exploits

  • American frontiersman


Fables

Fables

  • Story teaches a lesson

  • End of fable is a proverb

  • A proverb is a wise saying


Plays

Plays

  • Watch characters and hear them talk

  • You can recognize names if they have colons

  • Directions written in special form


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