This Deck of BOOM! CardsTM are designed to provide student-scholars with an overview of the literary subgenre of informational nonfiction and to practice identifying the characteristics, features and structures used in informational texts. They are specifically designed for in-class enrichment or self-paced remote or distance learning and practice, as well as for interactive review.
Literary genres can be a very difficult area to teach, and yet, we are called upon to teach them all, often in isolation, and without explanation of how the different genres fit together, or what they mean. This series of Decks, of which this is the second, was created to address this problem gap.
This Boom! Deck gives your student-scholars the basics of Literary Nonfiction, both as Personal and Impersonal Narratives. It provides student-friendly definitions and examples. This set has 13 direct teach, 1 instructional, and 36 task cards, and has been set to randomize 7 task cards per play.
After the direct teaching cards that ask and answer the questions, we have a 36 activity/task cards that allow our student-scholars the opportunity to practice identifying the characteristics of the genres and what examples go with what genre. In total, there are 50 cards in the deck: 13 direct teaching cards, 1 instructional card, and 36 task cards. As with most Decks of BOOM! CardsTM, this set does randomize the task cards, but it does not randomize the instructional cards. We want to maintain the logical flow of topics and questions.
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