Lessons for Genres

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  • Art Reflecting Life - … among teenagers. They then consider the qualities of different television genres and analyze how contemporary issues are expressed in these shows … students that they will consider the unique characteristics of television genres and explore how contemporary societal issues might be expressed through … use as examples illustrating the responses to the guiding questions. GENRES -Comedy -Crime, medical or action drama -Serialized drama -Science fiction …
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  • The Horror! The Horror! - … : In this lesson, students identify the conventions of the horror genre and analyze films and texts to uncover these conventions in … ,' of course, was the great game-changer of the horror genre. Hitchcock's masterpiece did away with any residual, romantic notions … attract this critic to films in this genre? e. What characteristics of the horror genre can we add to our list after … Thinking Reader's Guide to Fear" Article defending the horror genre. Article: "Be Somewhat Afraid" Article on the state of the …
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  • It's in the Book! - … lesson, students learn to define, differentiate and categorize the reading genres of poetry, drama, chapter books and biographies using graphic organizers … strengths and weaknesses regarding the students' knowledge of each reading genre. Post-Assessment: Distribute Post-Assessment Sheet, Attachment A, to students … ! Grade Five Attachment D Compare and Contrast Diagram Reading Genre 1 ____ Reading Genre 2____ How Alike? ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ …
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  • SLMS will spend one lesson each month looking at some of the different literary genres found in teen literature. Each lesson will focus on one area that is of some relevance to middle school students. The genres will include fantasy, science fiction, ghos - … Goals: * Students will learn about the different types of literary genres available to teens and young adults. * Students will learn the … able to share their thoughts and opinions about those literary genres with their peers. Materials & Sources: see supporting documents for Thought … Instructor Feedback questions they might have regarding the first assigned genre. By the last class of that month, students should have …
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  • Myths, Folktales, & Fairy Tales for Grades 7-9 - … historic world cultures with contemporary ones Demonstrate understanding of the genres by responding to questions Follow the writing process to create writing in different genres Identify unique characteristics of the genre: myth, folktale, folklore, and fairy tales Produce … evidence of knowledge of the different genres Read and listen to genre examples to increase knowledge of genre characteristics Read myths and folktales …
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  • Beyond "What I Did on Vacation": Exploring the Genre of Travel Writing - … in the travel writing genre. FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE In her book Thinking Through Genre, Heather Lattimer discusses genre study as "an inquiry … immerse them in the study of various genres. By studying a wide array of genres, students are better able to see the … . Further Reading Lattimer, Heather. 2003. Thinking Through Genre. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers. Dean, Deborah. Genre Theory: Teaching, Writing, and Being. Urbana, IL …
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  • Intergrative Lesson on Genres of American Literature - … and sample works and inductively arrive at generalizations about these genres: Romanticism, Realism, and Naturalism. Objectives: Presented with information in two … presentation, specifically the slide with the matrix telling about the genres of American Literature: Romanticism, Realism, and Naturalism. B. Students will … suggest hypotheses to explain the patterns they observe between the genres. (Ex. progressive pattern from Romanticism to Naturalism; literature reflected time …
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  • Children's Literature: Book Genres - … method of studying children's literature, however, is according to genre. Grouping books together because they have similar content allows us … . Looking at Books According to Genre The different genres vary somewhat depending upon the text you read. Genre can be placed into the … of Picture Books Picture books can belong to any literature genre discussed. Elementary media specialists use picture story books extensively as …
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  • Using Graphic Organizers to Generate Genre Definitions - … , fairy tales, folktales, legends, myths, and tall tales. Keywords literature, genre, story, stories, fable, fairy tale, folktale, legend, myth, tall tale … replace the column headings ("Name 1, Name 2") with the genres of literature they are studying. Under "Attributes," students should write … information in the chart to formulate a definition of the genre or genres being studied. Students might create a Spider Map graphic …
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  • Boosting Rap's Rep - … , autopsy, ante, escalate, toxic, impresario, reaped, legendary, vantage, feud, suppress, genre, hue Extension Activities: 1. Read the book "Fist Stick Knife … instrumentation, texture, rhythmic qualities, melodic lines, form) of representative music genres and styles from a variety of cultures; Understands characteristics that cause various musical works (e.g., from different genres, styles, historical periods, composers) to be considered exemplary; Understands the …
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