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Ch 4: Literary Forms and Genres for 10th Grade: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Literary Forms and Genres chapter of this 10th Grade English Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about literary forms and genres. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all the characteristics of poetry, prose and drama required in a typical 10th grade English course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other 10th grade English work.
  • Identify the literary forms and genres concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our 10th grade English tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn literary forms and genres and earn better grades. This resource can help students, including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the characteristics of fiction, epistolary writing, poetry, drama and nonfiction or any other literary forms and genres topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their English learning
  • Prefer learning English visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their literary forms and genres unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in 10th grade English
  • Don't have access to their English teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning literary forms and genres simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live English tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn literary forms and genres on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and re-watch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Compare and contrast drama styles from different time periods.
  • Explore different types of fiction.
  • Discuss examples of poetry and non-fiction as literary form.

7 Lessons in Chapter 4: Literary Forms and Genres for 10th Grade: Tutoring Solution
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What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles

1. What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles

Ever wonder why we use the word 'drama' when referencing people who overreact to a situation? Discover the definition of drama, its different styles, and why your friends might belong on the stage in this overview of the dramatic genre.

What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character

2. What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character

This literature lesson will teach you the difference between prose and other writing. You'll also learn how to analyze characters and foreshadowing to better understand the author's intentions, theme, and underlying meanings.

Types of Fiction: Novels, Novellas & Short Stories

3. Types of Fiction: Novels, Novellas & Short Stories

Learn how fiction is organized by length into three categories: novels, novellas and short stories. Explore the general characteristics of each type, and learn about some famous examples.

Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

4. Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

In this lesson, you will discover that prose writing can take on different formats, from letters and diary entries to newspaper clippings and interviews. Explore how writers of both non-fiction and fiction tell stories through these different forms.

Poetry as Literary Form: Overview and Examples

5. Poetry as Literary Form: Overview and Examples

This lesson will introduce the formal qualities of poetry and the ways that it differs from prose. Among other things, we'll consider meter, rhyme schemes, stanzas, and popular poetic forms.

Non-Fiction as Literary Form: Definition and Examples

6. Non-Fiction as Literary Form: Definition and Examples

Although non-fiction might seem fairly straightforward, there are quite a few different genres within non-fiction that are easy to confuse. With this in mind, we'll consider the similarities and differences between biographies, autobiographies and memoirs, essays, and journalism.

Ann Radcliffe: Biography, Books & Poems

7. Ann Radcliffe: Biography, Books & Poems

If you like Gothic romance literature, you'll be interested Ann Radcliffe, the writer with whom it all began! Read on to learn more about the queen of Gothic novels.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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