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Title: Genre Wars


1
Genre Wars
  • By Mrs. Gerber
  • Mark Twain Library

2
Game Rules
  • Class is divided up into 2 teams.
  • Each team sends one person up to answer the
    question.
  • The first person to answer it correctly gets a
    point for their team.
  • If the 1st person to answer is NOT right, the
    other person will get a try to get it right.
  • Key words
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Genre
  • Fantasy
  • Science fiction
  • Historical fiction
  • Realistic fiction
  • Mystery
  • Adventure
  • Humorous
  • Fairy Tales
  • Fables
  • Folk Tales
  • Myths/legends

3
What is the French word for kind of?
  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Almanac
  • Genre

4
Which genre has stories that are based on science
and have characters that travel through time?
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Historical Fiction

5
Which genre typically has good guys and bad guys
and usually has a crime or problem that needs to
be solved?
  • Humorous
  • Mystery
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy

6
Which genre has stories that are intended to
entertain and that will make you laugh?
  • Adventure
  • Historical Fiction
  • Humorous
  • Realistic Fiction

7
Which genre has events that cant happen in the
real world and that usually have animals or
things that do people things?
  • Historical Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Humorous

8
What does fiction mean?
  • Books that are real
  • Books that are NOT real
  • Books that have poems in them
  • Books that have facts in them

9
The realistic fiction genre has
  • A setting that takes place in a real place
  • Events that could really happen
  • Characters that behave like real people do
  • All of the above

10
Which genre usually has a threat of danger and is
exciting?
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Mystery
  • Humorous

11
What does non-fiction mean?
  • Books that are real
  • Books that are NOT real
  • Book that have NO poems in them
  • Books that have NO facts in them

12
Which genre has stories that are often based on
historical events and people of that time AND has
a setting that takes place in the past?
  • Realistic fiction
  • Mystery
  • Historical Fiction
  • Science Fiction

13
An autobiography is
  • A story about an animal
  • A story about a persons life written by that
    person
  • A story about a persons life written by someone
    else
  • A story about a sports team

14
Which non-fiction genre often has words that
rhyme and lines with rhythm AND uses similes and
metaphors?
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Fables
  • Folk tales

15
Which non-fiction genre has stories that have
been passed down from 1 generation to the next
AND that have characters that are animals that
talk?
  • Fairy tales
  • Myths
  • Folk tales
  • Drama

16
Fairy tales have
  • A setting in the distant past
  • Characters that have magical powers
  • A happy ending and/or good winning over evil
  • All of the above

17
Which non-fiction genre is a true story of a
persons life written by someone else?
  • Autobiography
  • Legends
  • Fables
  • Biography

18
Which genre usually has characters that are
gods/goddesses and may explain why things happen
in nature?
  • Myths
  • Fables
  • Folk tales
  • Fairy tales

19
Which nonfiction genre has a serious story and is
intended for people to act out or impersonate the
characters?
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Fables
  • Biography

20
Which genre is usually a very short story AND has
2 or 3 characters that are usually animals that
talk and act like humans?
  • Fables
  • Folk Tales
  • Drama
  • Myths

21
OopsTRY AGAIN!
22
Youre right! Add 1 point to your teams total?
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