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Sample genre types:

- worksheet answers
- lab report
- review / reflection (blog)
- summary / paraphrase
- field study
- biography
- letter
- questionnaire
 
- composition:

  .. narrative
  .. descriptive
  .. problem / solution
  .. compare / contrast
  .. cause / effect
  .. persuasive essay
 

 

Reference:

“The most consistent recommendation from the literature is that teachers explicitly instruct their students in writing in different genres to ensure their success in the classroom.”

Approaches to writing instruction for adolescent English language learners (http://www.alliance.brown.edu/pubs/writ_instrct/apprchwrtng.pdf)