Welcome to Miss Lyon's Genre Lesson
Perform each activity from 1 through 7 and become a genre expert!
Everyone has a favorite song, a favorite ice cream flavor, a favorite color (well, almost everyone!). Most of us have a particular kind or type of book we like best (it's called a genre).
So, here's a fun quiz to see if you were a book, what genre of book would you be??? (use the non account option to see your results!)
Below are two videos on genre. There is no set agreement on what or how many genres there really are (lots are considered subsets of other genres), but these videos will give you a general idea of how to identify what genre a book or story is.
View one (or both!) and then test yourself on how good you are at identifying different genres!!!!!
So, are you a Genre MASTER? Take the quiz below and find out! Remember to Click Share/Send at the bottom!
Together, we will review how to find a specific genre using Destiny Quest. In the meantime, use this tutortial to refresh your destiny quest search skills!
DID YOU NOTICE YOU CAN SEARCH BY GENRE?????
Identify the GENRE Elements in your book!
Okay, now you are a book reviewer! Review your book and tell others what GENRE your book is and WHY you think it fits into the genre catagory. Need help? OK, here's Mrs. Lyon's review of FEVER, 1793, by Laurie Halse Anderson.
NOW, Write your own draft, including the elements in your book that make it xxxxx genre. When you have finished your draft, go to Activity 6!
OKAY, NOW for the REAL FUN! Use one of these tools below to speak/make/video your REVIEW!
USE ONLY YOUR FIRST NAME AND LAST INITIAL.IN YOUR REVIEW PRODUCT
POWERPOINT (Located on your laptop)- 1 SLIDE
WORD FOR WINDOWS (Located on your laptop) 4 Sentences limit.
NARRABLE- 1 slide
FLIPGRID- 2 minute limit. (see Mrs. Lyon)
SCREENCAST-O-Matic- 2 minute limit (see Miss. Lyon)
When you are finished, transfer your work to Miss Lyon's Thumb Drive. Make sure your full name is in your file name.
OH, you thought you were done!!! Well, now it's your turn to show someone your work.
Go to the Destiny/Catalogue, and find your book. Look VERY CAREFULLY at the NOTES under your books information.
SHOW IT TO A GROWN UP, Then come prepared to tell the class what the comments were!