It would be very helpful for students if posters like these were posted either on the walls by the classroom library, or used in the library at each genre. Students would subtly learn what each genre consists of if they see these images everyday, and could eventually figure out what genre they enjoy reading most.
non fiction genres anchor chart. http://helloliteracy.blogspot.com/2012/02/informational-text-unit.html
Genre Jar for Workstations and Centers
Genre Jar. Help students learn the different genres with this genre sort. TpT. $4.50
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Teaching Fiction Genres...I think I would have this begin as a working Tree Map and this could be my "Take It Off the Map" activity when we had completed all genres. I might also extend it to include having students find a picture of a book cover to incorporate and draw conclusions about those that might prefer to read each type of fiction.
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Teaching genres is fun and easy with these colorful posters. My kids refer to them all the time and are absolute pros when it comes to identifying genres!
Behavior management - middle school is just as in need of this