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September 2, 2014 - Genre introduction Objective I will identify and analyze the 5 major genre types. Warm Up Homework Bring in examples of your genre type. Take out your Language Arts binder, copy the date into the upper right hand corner and the objective onto the first line.
Warm up: Write a 3-5 sentence paragraph answering the following questions: What type of literature do you prefer reading? What do you like about this specific type of writing?
Genre What do we mean when we talk about literary genres?
genre a category of literature and nonfiction in which authors express their ideas https://gcps.desire2learn.com/d2l/lor/viewer/viewFile.d2lfile/6605/5838/books.jpg
Turn to page 4 in your Literature book. Copy or take notes as we go through the genres. http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ-Gqq_JC1tOiQPa_VxyCVcMhoXWiuxsXNk_KSXNS0eYsEjlpPXig
Stories http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81-DFVziuwL.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/79/The_Giving_Tree.jpg
Stories made-up narratives about characters and events http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b5/Seuss-cat-hat.gif
Stories made-up narratives about characters and events short stories novels novellas folk tales http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140331174412/bookclub/images/d/dd/The-Giver.png http://www.exoticindia.com/books/folk_tales_from_nepal_idh379.jpg
Poetry a type of literature where words are chosen and arranged in a precise way to create specific effects http://benonsensical.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/where-the-sidewalk-ends.jpg
Poetry - type of literature where words are chosen and arranged in a precise way to create specific effects haiku limericks narrative poems nursery rhymes http://www.yhpl.org/wp-content/themes/cutline-3-column-split-11/images/the-snowman2.jpg
Drama stories that are meant to be performed http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/P/P08/P08090_10.jpg
Drama stories that are meant to be performed comedies historical dramas radio plays http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-fiR33PlcFEc/TcrywTVAwMI/AAAAAAAAAU8/BSkjR9OEdB4/s1600/Tragedy%252C+Comedy%252C+Drama.jpg
Nonfiction Literature that contains facts and tells about real people, places and events. http://www.honduras.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/newspaper-400x276.jpg
Nonfiction Literature that contains facts and tells about real people, places and events. auto / biographies essays speeches news papers / articles
Media communication that is meant to reach a large audience
Media communication that is meant to reach a large audience TV shows advertising websites http://www.adweek.com/files/adfreak/6a00d8341c51c053ef0148c7953673970c-450wi
You will be placed into groups and given a section discussing the best ways to read your particular genre. You will create a colorful, easy to read poster containing the following information: Genre definition examples of literary terms associated with this genre reading strategies and definitions (in your own words) strong reader(s) to read the excerpts and answer the questions (Group 4 has 2 excerpts, Group 5 doesn't have any) Your turn!
Each person in your group must have a role. Some people should be working on the poster, others will read the passages and questions. Bring in examples of your genre for Thursday's presentation.
Group 1 - Reading stories (pg 5) Group 2 - Reading poetry (pg 6) Group 3 - Reading drama (pg 7) Group 4 - Reading nonfiction (pgs. 8-9) Group 5 - Reading media (pg 10)