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3.15: More Genres

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    Journal Entries

    Greeting Cards

    Business Letters or Correspondence

    Schedule, To Do, or Goals List

    Short Scene from a Play


    Inner Monologue

    Short Story / Ghost Story

    Myth, Tall Tale, or Fairy Tale

    Picture Book

    Human Interest Story

    Future News Story

    Classified Ad or Personal Ad

    Obituary and Eulogy or Tribute

    Critique of a Published Source Speech, Diatribe, or Debate

    Philosophical Questions

    Chart/Diagram w/Explanation & Analysis

    Timeline, Chain of Events, or Map w/ Explanation& Analysis

    Top Ten List

    Textbook Article

    Talk Show Interview or Panel


    Magazine or TV Ad or Infomercial

    Glossary or Dictionary entry

    Recipe and Description of Traditional Holiday Events

    Restaurant Description and Menu

    How to or Directions Booklet

    Travel Brochure Description

    Science Article or Technical Report

    Company or Organization Publication

    Receipts, Applications, Deeds, Budgets

    Wedding or Graduation Invitation

    Birth Certificate

    Yearbook or School Newspaper or Newsletter

    Classroom Discussion/Dialogue

    Class Blog entries

    Award Nomination

    Contest Entry Application

    Doctor/Lawyer/Teacher/Nurse Notes

    Employer Records

    Character Analysis or Case Study

    Board Game or Trivial Pursuit

    Comedy Routine or Parody

    Comic Strip

    Tabloid Article

    Puzzle, Witticisms, or Aphorisms

    Famous Quotes

    Poetry Favorite Inspirational Quotation w/a Journal Entry

    Lyrics for a song or ballad


    PowerPoint/Google Slides

    Web Site

    This page titled 3.15: More Genres is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Sybil Priebe, Ronda Marman, & Dana Anderson (North Dakota University System) .

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