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Welcome to Storyboard That's Picture Encyclopedia of Literary Genres! We have put together a collection of storyboards to help you better understand the different types of genres. Along with the storyboards are some great examples of each genre. We hope you enjoy this guide as much as we enjoyed making it.


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How Do I Use This?

The picture encyclopedia storyboards have easily digestible information with a visual to stimulate understanding and retention. Storyboard That is passionate about student agency, and we want everyone to be storytellers. Storyboards provide an excellent medium to showcase what students have learned, and to teach to others.

Student Presenting a Storyboard

Use these encyclopedias as a springboard for individual and class-wide projects!


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  • Create your own picture encyclopedia of a topic you are studying
  • Create a picture encyclopedia to the people in your class or school
  • Post storyboards to class and school social media channels
  • Copy and edit these storyboards and use as references or visuals
Learn more about genres of literature in our Picture Encyclopedia of Genres!
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