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Genres and literature : 

Genres and literature When you speak about genre and literature, genre means a category, or kind of story.

All categories of books or stories can be called either fiction or non-fiction. : 

All categories of books or stories can be called either fiction or non-fiction. Fiction a made up story can tell about things that could happen is read for fun characters may be like real people or imaginary Non-Fiction has facts that can be checked and proven the author is an expert on this information it IS TRUE!

Genre : 

Genre There are many categories of stories and books Here are some of the common ones: Realistic fiction Historical fiction Science fiction Fantasy Informational Biography Autobiography Poetry

GenreThese are the choices we will be focusing on throughout the WebQuest : 

GenreThese are the choices we will be focusing on throughout the WebQuest Realistic fiction Fantasy Poetry Traditional literature Informational

Realistic fiction : 

Realistic fiction can be based on a real story characters act like real people character tries to solve a problem story could happen in real life some events are historically accurate character’s feelings and behaviors are like real life

Fantasy : 

Fantasy Animal characters may act like people characters may have special powers characters may be imaginary beings setting may be in another time (future) usually has a good vs. evil conflict may use scientific principles not yet available or discovered

Poetry : 

Poetry page format may look different than other books may have rhythm (beat) may rhyme imaginative and creative uses describing or exciting words tells a story in verse

Informational : 

Informational Tells facts that can be looked-up or proven tells about real events characters have really lived may have maps, diagrams and illustrations to explain the facts author is an expert on the subject

Traditional Literature : 

Traditional Literature tells about the great deeds of a person who may have lived may exaggerate a person’s bravery or powers probably a long ago setting story may be considered a part of the history and culture of a group of people magic may be used to solve a problem a lesson can be learned from the story

The End! : 

The End! -Now you can go back to the WebQuest and see what your next task is that you need to complete!

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