Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

3rd grade genre

QuestionAnswer
Tall Tale  Fiction story  Uses funny or silly events  Story explains how something (or many things)were created or invented  Main character has qualities that a human cannot really have  Uses lots of exaggerations or hyperboles
Fable Fiction story  A short tale (no more than a few pages, usually)  Animals are the main characters, but humans can be in story too  There is often a trickster who runs into trouble  Story teaches a lesson, or a moral
Fairy Tale Fiction story  Often includes witches, kings, queens, princes, princesses, giants, fairies, or other magical creatures  Events or items occur in sets of three  There is a happy ending
Legend A story about a real or fake person’s good deed  Story is usually based on a hero  Hero or main character does a good deed  Hero or main character has some type of amazing strength, skill, or power
Myth Fiction story  Many originated in ancient Greece  Characters are often gods or goddesses  Story explains (in an untrue way) how things in nature came to be
Folk Tale Fiction story  Often has many different versions of similar story from different countries  Fairy Tales and Tall Tales are a type of this genre
Autobiography Nonfiction  The author is also the narrator who tells a true story about their own life  There are true facts about the author’s life  The story is told from the first person point of view
Biography Nonfiction  Author tells real events about someone else’s life,not their own  Author is not in the story  Reader’s learn facts about someone’s life  Story is told from the third person point of view
Drama/Play Includes a list or cast of characters  Text is read (sometimes memorized) and performed by actors  Characters act out parts  Read with much emotion
Poem Sometimes rhymes  Shape of words might look like main idea  Involves feelings, senses, and emotions  Can have short or long stanzas
Historical Fiction Fiction story set in the past, based on what life was really like  Characters and events can be real or made up  Events teach readers what life was like at that time in history
Essay Nonfiction if expository or persuasive  Fiction if narrative  Has writer’s own ideas or point of view (1st or 3rd)  Usually has a topic with lots of supporting detail
Science Fiction Fiction story  Story may be set in future  May involve technology, new inventions, space, science  Setting is in an imaginary world or place
Realistic Fiction Not a real story or real characters  Events and setting could actually happen in real life even though the story is made up  Characters have real-life problems
Fantasy Fiction story (usually long)  Often has talking animals  There’s usually wizardry or magic  Story is set in a mythical universe
Mystery Includes a puzzling event or situation  Characters try to solve something  People investigate and look for evidence or clues  Often secret information  Something is unknown
Created by: glover