Reading GenresGenres are basically the different types of written work. You can make your own customized literature curriculum by selecting works from a variety of genres.
- Historical Fiction
- Realistic Fiction
- Science Fiction
Literature Study Guides & SummariesDiscussion and reflection are a valuable part of literature study. Below are some sites we've used where you can find study guides and/or summaries and analysis to aid your student's literature studies.
- Glencoe Literature Study Guides (printable study guides)
Literary elements are a key part of literature study. When students study a piece of literature, they are usually asked to identify and analyze literary elements. The following are some examples of literary elements:
Here are some places you can find more exhaustive lists of literary elements and their definitions:
- Interacting with Literature. I made this sheet up several years ago so that I could go beyond basic comprehension questions for our literature study and I didn't want to have to wrack my brain each time coming up with questions. It contains literary elements and can also be used to create study guides for literature study.