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Informational Genre

Hudson 2011-1

What is genre? a type of writing
What is informational genres? types of writing that give information
What is an encyclopedia? a reference book that has a variety of subjects
What is a magazine? a collection of articles, stories, pictures, and other features. ex. Sports Illustrated for Kids.
What is an almanac? an annual(yearly)publication composed of various lists, charts, and tables of information. It is full of statistics on population.
What is a newspaper? a daily or weekly publication that contains current news, editorials, feature articles, and advertisements
What is an autobiography? a piece of writing that a person writes about his or her own life. Autobiographies are written in first person
What is a biography? a piece of writing that is written about someone's life written by another person
What is an essay? a short piece of writing on a single subject, usually presenting the view of the author
What is an editorial? a piece of writing that gives an opinion; often found in newspapers or news magazines
Created by: susiehudson