Science fiction- stories that often tell about science and technology of the future, usually set in space, in the future, on a different world, or in a different universe or dimension.
Historical fiction- made up stories centered around the basis of a partially historical situation.
Realistic fiction- stories that take place in modern times and the characters are involved in events that could happen.
Fables- a fiction story that involves animals that can talk and it teaches a lesson.
Fantasy- a fiction story that is not realistic like talking animals, magical powers, possibly involving mythical beings.
Fairytale- a children's story about magical and imaginary beings and lands.
Mystery- a novel involving strangeness, solving a puzzling event or situation, something unknown, solving a crime, or centered around a person who investigates wrongdoing.
Poetry- a genre involving stanzas and oftentimes rhymes.
Drama- a play
Text Structure: How a writing piece is organized Chronological Order- the story is organized by dates and times. (ex. timeline)
Comparison and Contrast- the story looks at similarities and differences of things. (Ex. Venn Diagram).
Cause and Effect- there are causes- occurrences, and they have effects on characters (ex. hard work= success).
Sequential Order- the story follows a step by step pattern (ex. food recipe).
Problem and Solution- there is a conflict/ problem, and a solution is presented.
Order of Importance- the most important information goes first, followed by less important information.