Genres

Genre
Resources
Tall Tale
http://new.thesolutionsite.com/solutionsite/data/19451/lesson1.html
http://42explore.com/talltale.htm
Paul Bunyan

As you watch "Paul Bunyon," look for the "exaggerations" that are characteristic of a tall tale.
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John Henry - Parts 1 and 2
Part 1
Part 2
As you watch the videos, look for the "exaggerations" that are characteristic of a tall tale.
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Johnny Appleseed

As you watch "Johnny Applesee," look for the "exaggerations" that are characteristic of a tall tale.
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Pecos Bill

As you watch "Pecos Bill," look for the "exaggerations" that are characteristic of a tall tale.
Fantasy
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Play
According to Aristotle, a play has 6 parts:
  • Plot
  • Character
  • Theme (Idea); Message
  • Diction (Dialogue)
  • Music (Sound)
  • Spectacle (Scenery, Costumes, Lights, etc.)
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Here are some plays we have done in the past:
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Sheriff Marshall: Good Guy of the Wild West

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Forcaster Phil

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Raccoon Dines Out

http://beverlymediacenter.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/Pardington+Players
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The Case of the Missing Chickens

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Substitute Play

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Stone Soup

Essay
General Format of an Essay:


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Personal Essay:

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Literary Essay: