Reading Genres

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Reading Genres by Mind Map: Reading Genres

1. Fiction

1.1. Fantasy

1.1.1. A story including elements that are impossible such as a talking animal magical powers.

1.2. Realistic Fiction

1.2.1. A story using made up characters that could happen in real life.

1.3. Historical Fiction

1.3.1. A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past.

1.4. Mystery

1.4.1. A suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved until the very end.

1.5. Traditional Lliterature

1.5.1. Stories that are passed down from one group in history to another. This includes folktales, legends, fables, fairy tales, tall tales, and myths from different cultures.

1.6. Science Fiction

1.6.1. A type of fantasy that uses science and technology (robots, time machines, etc.)

2. Non-Fiction

2.1. Informational

2.1.1. Texts that provide facts about a variety of topics (sports, animals, science, history, travel, geography, space, weather, etc.

2.2. Biography

2.2.1. The story of a real person's life written by another person.

2.3. Autobiography

2.3.1. The story of a real person's life that is written by that person.

3. Poetry

3.1. Poetry is not classified as fiction or non-fiction but is it's own genre.