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This presentation includes only historical fiction and realistic fiction. Find the full presentation here: http://www.slideshare.net/elkissn/fiction-genres

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  • 1. Fiction GenresWhat kind ofstory are youreading?

2. Essential Questions How can I identify fiction genres? And why should I care? 3. What is a genre? A genre is a kind of text Different genres have different kinds ofsettings, conflicts, and characters 4. Fiction Genres Historical fiction Realistic fiction Fantasy Science fiction Mystery Folktales Genre hybrids 5. Fiction Genres Historical fiction Realistic fiction Fantasy Science fiction Mystery Folktales Genre hybrids 6. Historical FictionHistorical fiction stories take place in the pastThey might include realpeople, events, andplaces, but also includeparts that are made upby the author 7. Historical FictionWhich one is the beginning of a historical fictionstory about school?Marcy rode the schoolbus to school. She wasexcited about her day.Today there would be anassembly about reptiles!She couldnt wait to seesome real, live snakes.John walked to school.He needed to arrive earlyso that he could start thefire in the stove. Withoutthe stove, theschoolroom would bevery cold! 8. Historical FictionWhich one is the beginning of a historical fictionstory about school?John walked to school.He needed to arrive earlyso that he could start thefire in the stove. Withoutthe stove, theschoolroom would bevery cold! 9. Historical FictionWhat details show that this is historical fiction?John walked to school.He needed to arrive earlyso that he could start thefire in the stove. Withoutthe stove, theschoolroom would bevery cold! 10. Historical FictionWhat details show that this is historical fiction?John walked to school.He needed to arrive earlyso that he could start thefire in the stove. Withoutthe stove, theschoolroom would bevery cold! 11. Historical FictionWhich should you think about and notice asyou read historical fiction?A.How people use really cool machinesB.How children everywhere are all the sameC.How the conflict often comes from historicalevents or settings 12. Historical FictionWhich should you think about and notice asyou read historical fiction?A.How people use really cool machinesB.How children everywhere are all the sameC.How the conflict often comes from historicalevents or settings 13. Why should I care? Readers can often learn a great deal abouthistory from reading historical fiction As you read, notice the names of theimportant people, places, and events 14. Learning from historical fictionThink about a historical fiction book that youhave read. What was it about? What did youlearn? 15. Fiction Genres Historical fiction Realistic fiction Fantasy Science fiction Mystery Folktales Genre hybrids 16. Realistic Fiction Realistic fiction stories take place in thePRESENT They include characters and situations thatcould really happen But realistic fiction stories are still made upby the author 17. Realistic Fiction Realistic fiction stories usually look at topicslike friendship, growing up, and being in afamily 18. Realistic FictionCan you find the example of realistic fiction?Cousins can be soannoying! Robertstood outside on thekitchen porch. Hiscousin had trampedinto his bedroom andstolen his new videogame console. What apain!Hmm..this gadgethad realpossibilities. As Ilooked at the TimeTravel 2000Zapper, I imaginedall of the greatplaces I could visit. Icouldnt wait! 19. Realistic FictionCan you find the example of realistic fiction?Cousins can be soannoying! Robertstood outside on thekitchen porch. Hiscousin had trampedinto his bedroom andstolen his new videogame console. What apain! 20. Realistic FictionCan you find the example of realistic fiction?Cousins can be soannoying! Robertstood outside on thekitchen porch. Hiscousin had trampedinto his bedroom andstolen his new videogame console. What apain!This takes place in thepresent. It includes eventsthat could happen in reallife, so it is realisticfiction. 21. Why should I care? Realistic fiction stories often involvecharacters like you Reading about how other kids solve theirproblems can help you to think about yourown life and how you can solve problems 22. Comparing genres How are historical fiction and realistic fictiondifferent from one another? Which one do you prefer? Why?

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