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Forms Within Genres


Consider how forms and conventions within genres (e.g., poetry, drama, essays, short stories) affect meaning. 0801.8.12

Links verified on 9/13/2014

  1. A PowerPoint show related to this standardAn Overview of Poetry - a comprehensive show on the topic of rhythm and rhyme
  2. Analyzing Poetry Tips - The elements of analyzing poetry listed at this site will help you identify the meaning through its parts and give a sense of interpreting a poem.
  3. Drama - This handout identifies common questions about drama, describes the elements of drama that are most often discussed in theater classes, provides a few strategies for planning and writing an effective drama paper, and identifies various resources for research in theater history and dramatic criticism.
  4. What is Drama - Slideshare presentation.
  5. What is the difference between a nonfiction text and a fiction text? - charts showing characteristics of both fiction and nonfiction [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
  6. What Is Included in a Biography? - there are some guidelines to follow that will help you write a biography.
A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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