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Science FictionRealistic FictionHorrorMythologyLegendsFantasyFolkloreDramaNonfictionAutobiographyBiographyPoetrySlide3
Fictional story that deals with historical facts in some element. The characters may be made up, as well as the dialogue, but it is based on facts.
, Fever 1763, Gods and Generals.Slide4
Fiction based on science and technology.Examples: Star Wars, Back to the Future, The Time MachineSlide5
Fiction that is based on reality. This is not to be confused with “reality
” because that is NOT the real world.
The Last Song, Walk to RememberSlide6
Scary stories- deals with the supernatural or scary things that spook you.Example: Stephen King, James PattersonSlide7
Stories that explain how something came to be. These must contain the gods and goddesses to be a myth.Slide8
Stories based originally on facts, but have been exaggerated and “blown up” to be larger than life.Slide9
Story about a make believe world. Usually involves, dragons, warlocks, witches, etcSlide10
Stories that have been passed down through the generations. Originally told orally, but eventually written for preservation.
, John HenrySlide11
Plays, stories to be performed on a stageExample: William ShakespeareSlide12
Things we read that are true. These can be in the form of a textbook, newspaper article, book, etc.Slide13
Life story about someone written by that person. Auto=self bio=life graphy=writtenExample: Eat, Love, PraySlide14
Story written about someone’s life but written by someone else.Example:Slide15
When an author uses compressed language to portray an idea. Not prose, which is the regular written word. They use vivid words, figurative language, imagery, meter, rhyme, etc.