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Genre Quiz - Grade 3

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Historical Fiction
a fictional story that
is set in the past.
Often the setting is
real, but the
characters are
made up.
Poetry
Verses written to
create a response
of thought and
feeling from the
reader, often using
rhythm and rhyme
Realistic Fiction
A story using madeup
characters but
could happen in
real life
Fantasy
A story with things that
are impossible such as
talking animals or
magical powers. They
are make-believe.
Science Fiction
A type of fantasy
that uses science
and technology.
(robots, aliens, time
machines)
Mystery
a story with a
puzzling event
that isn't solved
until the end.
Informational Text
Books that give
facts about real
topics (animals,
weather,
geography, sports)
Traditional Literature
Stories that are
passed down from
one group to another.
This includes fairy
tales, legends, and
fables
Autobiography
A person writes
a story about
their own life
Biography
A person writes
about another
person's life
experiences.
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