FICTION
  • A made-up story
  • Can tell about things that could happen
  • Characters may be real people or imaginary

Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fiction

Seems like real life, with characters dealing with real life problems. The plot often takes place in the present time. The situations are true or could be, but the main characters are fictional.

Fantasy

Fantasy

A fiction story where there is a struggle between good and evil. Often times, there is magic. The characters do things that couldn't happen in real life.

Mystery

Mystery

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




Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

Historical fiction is fiction that is based on historical events or people.  Although some facts may be true, most of the story is fictionalized.

Traditional Literature

Traditional Literature

Stories that are passed down from one generation to another. These can include tall tales, fairy tales, myths, legends, folktales and fables.

Science Fiction

Science Fiction

These stories are written with future ideas such as space travel and new technology. The characters are fictional and a problem is usually solved using science.

NON-FICTION
  • It is true
  • Has facts that can be checked and proven
  • The author is an expert on this information
  • Is read to gain information on a subject

Informational

Informational

Texts that provide facts about a variety of topics.

Biography

Biography

A story of a real person’s life that is written by another person

Autobiography

Autobiography

A story of a real person’s life that is written by that person.

Poetry

Poetry

Literature with rhythm and verse. It includes nursery rhymes, ballads, epics, songs, poems, and lyrics.

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