How familiar are your fourth graders with the fictional genres available in their class or school libraries? This lesson introduces them to many genres of fictional books so they can get off to a terrific start of fourth grade reading.
In this lesson, your students will explore the library in search of various genres of nonfiction texts. Teach this lesson at the beginning of the year to familiarize your students with the structure and organization of the library.
To deepen your students’ understanding of dramas, have them utilize their understanding of the key terms to compare and contrast dramas to other genres. They will use information found in a Venn diagram to complete a paragraph frame.