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Genre Worksheet 1

Students need practice to accurately identify the genres and subgenres of texts. Give your students rapid fire practice with this worksheet. You’ll love it! Check out the online version of this genre worksheet.

Genre Worksheet 1 – Read the descriptions of the texts. Look for details that reveal the genre. Write the genre and subgenre on the lines and write a sentence explaining your answer. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 6-10
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Common Core State Standards Related to Genre and Subgenre

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.9 – Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.

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ELA Standards: Literature

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.9 – With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.9 – Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.9 – Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.9 – Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series)

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.9 – Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.9 – Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.9 – Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

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  1. Theresa

     /  October 29, 2016

    One of the most complete in reading skills and materials for teachers.I congratulate those who worked at creating this site.

  2. gian alda

     /  February 23, 2016

    On a summary some questions can use C,P,R.Some dont.

  3. zach

     /  October 1, 2015

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  4. Annie Brown

     /  March 4, 2013

    So this like taught my lesson. I do t like how it does everything though, give me stuff to say…

  5. Annie Brown

     /  March 4, 2013

    Very helpful!


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