Type
Crossword
Description

A selection of prose or verse composition intended for performance Play
A story with an unusual or exciting experience ADVENTURE
A story using made up characters that could happen in real life REALISTICFICTION
Stories passed down from generation to generation FOLKLORE
A story including elements that are impossible, magical or make believe FANTASY
A realistic fictional story that takes place in a particular time period HISTORICALFICTION
A type of fantasy that uses elements of advanced technology and science SCIENCEFICTION
Texts that provide facts about a variety of topics INFORMATIONALTEXT
A suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is resolved at the end of the story MYSTERY
A verse written to create an emotional response of thought or feeling. Usually including rhyme and rhythm POETRY
A story about a real person written by another person BIOGRAPHY
A story about a real person written by the person themselves AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Genre Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Un-true literature including short stories and novels Fiction
A witch doing magic on an undiscovered world is an example of... fantasy
What is a genre with larger than life or greatly exaggerated characters? Tall Tale
A genre that is written for play, theater, or radio Drama
A genre that might contain talking animals and convoy a moral is... fable
A genre ment to change someones opinion is... Persuasive writing
A sub-genre of fiction involving futuristic ideas Sciencefiction
A genre that is passed down through generations including traditional beliefs Folklore
A sub-genre that could happen but has not Realisticfiction
Story of someones life written by that person Autobiography
Story if someones life written by another person biography
A form of writing that has a meter and rhythm with every lines and syllables Poetry
Genre that focus's on humorous effect Comedy
Provide's facts on a variety of topics Informational writing
A semi-true story passed from generations with important meaning or symbolism from the culture it came from Legend
A book about the life of penguins that is true is an example of what genre nonfiction
A genre where the plot takes place in the past historical fiction
A drama showing weakness and unfavorible circumstances tragedy
A traditional story usually concerning a hero or event Myth
A genre containing magical creatures fairy tale

literary genre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

stories that come from the authors imagination fiction
based on a person or event from history historical fiction
dealing with aliens, the distant future, or advance technology science fiction
containing monsters, magic, or other supernatural elements fantasy
a story that could have happened but didn't realistic fiction
writing that is true or factual nonfiction
provides information on a topic information writing
the story of ones life told by oneself autobiography
the story of ones life told by another biography
attempts to influence the reader persuasive writing
writing that is meant to be acted on a stage drama
a very short story that has a moral or a life lesson ; usually talking about animals as main characters fable

Genres & Subgenres Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A story made to be humorous Comedy
A make belief story myth
A non real story but is set in the past and or has some historical meaning Historical fiction
A essay or writing written to persuade Persuasive writing
A realistic story that is not real Realisitc FICTION
A writing with a specific subject ESSAY
A short story where animals are the main character and moral fABLE
Dialogue of a play drama
A story written about a persons life written by someone else Biography
A story about someone's life written by that person Autobiography
A traditional story that is a belief folklore
A lyrical piece of writing Poetry
What subgenre would a book about princesses and dragons be in Fairytale
A story with unbelievable elements TALLTALE
A realistic story that could've happened or even did nonfiction
A essay or writing written to inform INFORMATIONAL WRITING
What genre would thriller be in FICTION
A serious accident or suffering time tRAGEDY
What subgenre would a book be that has time traveling and aliens SCIENCE FICTION
A story that has things that are impossible fantasy

FIND THE GENRE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

autobiography
biography
drama
fable
fairy tale
fantasy
historical fiction
informational
legend
mystery
poetry
realistic fiction
science fiction
tall tale

literary genre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

based on a person or event from history historical fiction
dealing with aliens , the distant future , or advanced technology science fiction
a story that could have happened , but didn't realistic fiction
provides information on a topic informational writing
attempts to influence the reader persuasive writing
writing that is meant to be acted on a stage (a play) drama
has a happy ending comedy
ends in death and sadness tragedy
containing monsters, magic, or other supernatural elements fantasy
writing that is concerned with beauty of language poetry
stories handed down through speech from generations to generation folklore
writing that is true or factual nonfiction
an exaggerated story about something that may have been real at one time legend
the story of ones life told by oneself autobiography
the story of ones life told by another biography

literature genres Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

poetry
fable
mythology
science fiction
autobiography
drama
essasys
fairy tale
fantasy
fiction
folklore
genres
horror
humor
legend
mystery
nonfiction
realistic fiction
short story
speech
tall tale

Genres and Sub Genres crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a genre of stories that are not real fiction
a genre of stories about a real life event nonfiction
a genre that is read out in play form drama
a subgenera of stories that are fake about possible events realisticfiction
a genre of stories that expresses emotion and use a lot of figurative language poetry
genre that includes myths, fairytales, tale tales, fable, and legends folklore
a sub genre that often uses animals that talk to express a lesson fable
a sub genre of stories that are passed down and have supernatural events myth
a sub genre of stories passed down that are possibly true legend
a sub genre of stories that use magical creatures and are intended to teach a lesson fairy tale
a sub genre that has exaggerated events and characters talltale
a sub genre of fake stories about the past historical fiction
a sub genre of fake stories about the future, outer space,and time travel sciencefiction
a sub genre that uses magic and supernatural events. Usually set in a different universe fantasy
a genre that includes biographies, autobiographies, and persuasive writings informationalwriting
a sub genre that is used tomato you see something a certain way persuasive writing
a sub genre of true stories written about someones life by that person autobiography
a sud genre of true stories about a persons life not written by that person biography
a sud genre that Romeo and Juliet falls under tragedy
a sub genre that is supposed to funny and cause laughter comedy
a sud genre of writing that gives the authors argument essay

Genre Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

literature in the form of prose, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people. fiction
The stories are meant to amuse the reader, as well as inform on true stories non fiction
an exciting, emotional, or unexpected series of events or set of circumstances. drama
a collection of spoken or written words that expresses ideas or emotions in a powerfully vivid and imaginative style, comprising of a particular rhythmic and metrical pattern poetry
the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth. folklore
short fictional story, often containing elements such as anthropomorphic animals, written for the benefit of a concluding maxim or moral. fable
a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events myth
a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated. legend
is a story about magic and legendary deeds. It sometimes contains elves, fairies, witches or dragons. fairytale
is a story with unbelievable elements, related as if it were true and factual talltale
is a genre consisting of stories that could have actually occurred to people or animals in a believable setting realisticfiction
is defined as movies and novels in which a story is made up but is set in the past and sometimes borrows true characteristics of the time period in which it is set. historicalfiction
is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, sciencefiction
the faculty or activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible fantasy
is a type of nonfiction writing that conveys information about something, which means it is factual informationalwriting
where you try to convince someone to take a particular issue on a point of voice persuasivewriting
My name is Michael Smith and I was born on the 30th of August, 1967 in Long Beach,. California. My parents were Eddie Smith and Joan Smith. autobiography
an account of someone's life written by someone else biography
a play dealing with tragic events and having an unhappy ending, especially one concerning the downfall of the main character tragedy
professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical sketches, intended to make an audience laugh. comedy
a short piece of writing on a particular subject essay

STAAR Reading Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of letters added to the beginning of a root word to change the meaning Prefix
A short statement that gives the main ideas of something that has been said or written Summary
What the reader can figure out about the story using context clues. Inference
A made-up story Fiction
A true story about a person's life Biography
A comparison of two things using like or as Simile
A comparison of two things WITHOUT using like or as Metaphor
The reason the writer wrote something Author's Purpose
This is another way to say "tell" Express
A story, or description of events Narrative
A fiction story that could NOT happen in real life Fantasy
A story passed down from generation to generation Folktale
One line of poetry Verse
A group of lines that look much like a paragraph Stanza
The moral of a story Theme
The specific style of writing is the story's... Genre
Pictures, maps, captions, graphic organizers...anything provided except the text Text Features
To come to a final decision based on facts Conclude
A word that has the opposite meaning of another word Antonym
The order of something Sequence

Book Genre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A true account of a person's life written, composed, or produced by another Biography
The biography of a person written by that person Autobiography
Stories from a variety of cultures that have been passed down through word of mouth and eventually recorded in the written word Folklore
a fictional story with real and invented characters that takes place during a historical time. historical fiction
a piece of literature written in meter or verse. Poetry
Stories that include elements that are not real such as talking animals, magic powers and beings like leprechauns, fairies and trolls. Fantasy
Stories where the events of the story could happen in real life, but the characters are made-up. Realistic Fiction
Books based on imagined future scientific or technological advances and major social or environmental changes, frequently portraying space or time travel and life on other planets. Science fiction
A detective, or other professional, solves a crime or series of crimes Mystery
A short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral. Fable
Stories that are intended to make the reader laugh Comedy
Stories that are intended to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle their readers. Horror
A play for theater, radio, or television. Drama
a work of fiction that creates excited expectation or uncertainty about what may happen. Suspense
A story with a central love story and an emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending Romance