Distinguish among various literary genres (e.g., fiction, literary drama, nonfiction, poetry). SPI 0601.8.1
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- An Overview of Poetry - a comprehensive show on the topic of rhythm and rhyme
- 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.
- Bio-cube - summarize person's life after reading biography or autobiography.
- Blurbs - guess the genre [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- Genres - literary works are grouped according to form or technique
- Screen Writers Toolkit: Writing Dialogue - a blog assembled and contributed to by writers who are interested in developing the craft of screen writing [make sure you see the Tarrantino Exercise using the Yellow pages] [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- 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.]
- Which Writing? (6-8) Students choose an appropriate format for writing.
- Writing Dialogue - This is a dialogue sheet which can be used to teach students to include the basic characteristics of good dialogue in their own writing. The form may be modified to include whatever characteristics the instructor desires.
- Writing Exercises: Dialogue - suggestions and exercises from the successful author Stephen J. Cannell
- Writing Model - interactive model of supporting an interpretation
- Writing a "How-to" Explanation - Student model as an example
- Writing a Personal Narrative - Student model as an example
- Writing a Persuasive Essay - Student model as an example
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