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The Genre Flash Cards contain 21 pairs of picture and definition cards. You may use these genre cards to practice identifying genres in a number of fun ways.

The Genre Flash Cards contain 21 pairs of picture and definition cards. You may use these genre cards to practice identifying genres in a number of fun ways.

3rd Grade Thoughts: Sorting Books by Genre + Freebie

Sorting Books by Genre + Freebie

Sort extra Book Orders by the genres of your choice! Helps kids decide which is a best-fit and explain their choices.

Genre PowerPoint- introduce your students to 14 genres. Lots of opportunities to practice identifying genres!

Genre PowerPoint- introduce your students to 14 genres. Lots of opportunities to practice identifying genres!

Free Focus on Genre printable - Duplicate several copies for each student to place in a reading log. As you introduce each genre (perhaps one per week), students fill out the sections of the Focus on Genre form.

Focus on Genre freebie in Laura Candler's online file cabinet - Focus on one genre per week and have students take notes to keep in a literacy log

Free, printable genre posters for your reading workshop.  Includes 10 different posters with example books on each.  Great freebie from The Curriculum Corner.

Genre Posters

Reading Genre Posters - free printables from The Curriculum Corner. (I printed these at the size. I am going to do a display that asks "What's your genre?" on my door :) Super excited!

Included in this post is a reading genres poster. This poster is designed to help students identify different genres. Additionally, the poster compares genres and encourages students to explore new genres.

Reading Genres Poster - I like the concept of this, but the choice of colors is confusing. I think I'll make one for our grade genres that makes a bit more sense. I'd like the students to be able to place the "pencil" similarities as well.

INFORMATIONAL TEXT STRUCTURES

Informational text structures

This set focuses on five common structures used in informational text: description, sequence, problem and solution, compare and contrast, and cause and effect.

Check out how a teacher used Pop! Vinyl Figures as a characterization activity with her middle school students #lessonidea #outsiders (Photos courtesy of Heather Nicole Teraila)

Vinyl Figures as a characterization activity with her middle school students (Photos courtesy of Heather Nicole Teraila)

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