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a type of literature (story) identified by its design or purpose
A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past. Often the setting is real, but the characters are made up from the author's imagination.
A story including elements that are impossible such as talking animals or magical powers. "Make-believe" is what this genre is all about.
A type of fantasy that uses science and technology, such as robots, time machines, etc.
A made up story
Can tell about things that could happen
Is read for fun
Characters may be like real people or imaginary
Has facts that can be checked and proven
The author is an expert on this information
Is read to gain information on a subject
It is TRUE
This genre includes verse written to create a response of thought and feeling from the reader. It often uses rhythm and rhyme to help convey its meaning.
A story using made-up characters and events that could happen in real life.
The story of a real person's life that is written by that person.
The story of a real person's life written by another person.
A suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved until the end of the story.
Texts that provide facts about a variety of topics, such as sports, animals, science, history, careers, travel, geography, space, weather, etc.
Stories that were once passed on orally
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