Literary Genre Activities – Book Genres Review, Doodle Notes, Genre Sort & More!


Ready to give your students a proper introduction to your classroom library? Look no further than these interactive literary genre activities! With the interactive genre notes, riddles, book sort, and other activities, your students will be masters of book genres in no time!


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Middle school students benefit from understanding the different literary genres to expand their reading horizons, discover personal preferences, and develop critical thinking skills. Plus, every language arts teacher knows it’s the gateway to building a lifelong love for literature!

► What Types of Literary Genre Activities Are Included? 

  • Interactive Reading Genres Doodle Notes
  • Book Genre Cards to Guide Students & Display
  • Types of Literary Genres Puzzle
  • Genre Sort
  • Who Am I? Genre Riddles
  • Genre Comparison
  • & Genre Quiz

I recommend using these genre activities as you head back to school and launch your independent reading time, book clubs, or reading challenge.

► How long does each activity take?

It really depends on the level of your students! For reference, I use these genre activities with my 6th-grade students, and each activity takes about 10 minutes.



⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Katrina said, “This is a great genre resource! My students particularly liked the Who Am I? game after we discussed the different genres!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Christie said, “Great resource! The students worked their way through each activity in centers. There is a good variety of different activities and it was very easy to use and set up. Thank You!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Tina said, “Easy to use and a great add on activity to help students show they understand genres.”


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