Description: Fiction compare and contrast key elements in various types of fiction
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 5C


5C: Examining Genre

5C: Examining Genre

Description: Examining Genre

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Selection: C-13


Grade level: 3
Word count: 1398 words
Author: Anonymous
Synopsis: The golden beetle is a great gift. But it also may be the reason dogs and cats don't get along.
Excerpt: No excerpt is available for this question.
Question: This selection is best described as
  1. a myth, because it tries to explain something about how our world works.
  2. a biography, because it describes the life of a real person who lived long ago.
  3. science fiction, because it tells about aliens and is set in the future.
  4. a recipe, because it is a set of instructions on how to make a certain kind of dumpling.

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Writing prompt: How do you know if a text is fiction or non-fiction? Provide examples from texts you have read to support your ideas.


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