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Grade 5 Identifying Genre
Grade 7 Identifying Genre
What genre might feature aliens as characters?
  1. Realistic fiction
  2. Mystery
  3. Science fiction
  4. Fantasy
Grade 7 Identifying Genre
What is fiction?
  1. a true story
  2. a story that tells about imaginary characters and events
  3. a story written about a person by another person
Continuing Education Literature
Historical fiction:
  1. is set in the past and is based on real people and events.
  2. has no elements of fantasy and could be completely true.
  3. features aliens, robots and technology.
Grade 8 Literature
Grade 8 The Pigman
What genre is "The Pigman"?
  1. non-fiction
  2. science-fiction
  3. biography
  4. realistic fiction
Grade 6 Identifying Genre
Which character is least likely to appear in a fantasy?
  1. a unicorn
  2. a talking tree
  3. a scientist
  4. a fairy godmother
Grade 8 Identifying Genre
Grade 7 A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time is an example of...
  1. Historical fiction
  2. Science Fiction
  3. Fantasy
  4. Realistic Fiction
Grade 7 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.7.1
Grisham was raised by Southern Baptist parents and his childhood ambition was to be a baseball player. He earned a degree in accounting at Mississippi State University and went on to law school at the University of Mississippi. Grisham practiced law at a small firm in Southhaven, MS for ten years, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. He also served in the state House of Representatives from 1983 to 1990. Grisham began writing as a hobby while he worked as a lawyer after hearing the testimony of a 12-year-old rape victim. Her words inspired Grisham to write A Time to Kill, which was published in 1988 and experienced only modest success.

What John Grisham Has Written:
Since 1988, Grisham has written one book per year. His breakaway success came with his second novel, The Firm. Although most of his novels are legal thrillers, Grisham has also written three books that break the mold, including A Painted House, Bleachers and Skipping Christmas. Grisham and his wife, Renee, have two children, Ty and Shea. They have two homes, one in Mississippi and one in Virginia.

John Grisham's Charitable Work:
After Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast in September 2005, the John and Renee Grisham established the Rebuild the Coast Fund with an initial $5 million gift. John Grisham is also active in his church and has participated in church-sponsored mission trips.

After reading Grisham's biography what can you infer would be his main or primary GENRE of writing?
  1. Thriller fiction
  2. Non-fiction
  3. Science fiction
  4. Romance
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