Book Genres Bingo Game


Grade Levels:
2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, and 6th Grade

Some of the instructional materials are editable.

Teaching Duration:
1 class period, can be used anytime

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Do you want a fun way to review the different genres of literature with your kids? Then this is for you!

These Bingo boards review and reinforce the following genres:

  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Historical Fiction
  • Humor
  • Mystery
  • Scary
  • Science Fiction
  • Sports
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Biography and Autobiography

This game has 26 pages and includes:

  • 12 different Bingo boards (PDF file format)
  • Clue cards with genre descriptions (PDF file format)
  • Clue cards with story examples (2 per genre, PDF file format)
  • Editable template of the clue cards so that you can write your own in Microsoft PowerPoint .pptx file format.
  • Editable lesson plan for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades in Microsoft Word .docx file format, aligned to:
    • 2018 AASL National School Library Standards for Learners, and
    • National Common Core ELA Standards.
  • Teacher’s Notes / Directions to help you set up and get organized.

Standards Addressed:

AASL National School Library Standards – See the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to view full text. 

  • Inquire – A.2. – C.1.
  • Include – D.1.
  • Collaborate – A.2. – D.1.
  • Explore – A.1.

Common Core English Language Arts Standards –
© Copyright 2010 National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1.

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Grade Levels

2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade


Most of the instructional materials are editable.

Lesson Plan Included?

Yes, with AASL Standards

Teaching Duration

1 class period, Anytime or throughout the year


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