Genres of Literature BOOM CARDS ™ Interactive Digital Task Cards


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This genres of literature BOOM CARDS ™ deck was created for 3rd-6th grade students.  These are DIGITAL ONLY interactive digital task cards that are hosted on the BOOM Learning Website.

Delivery Method: Instant Digital Download 

Pages: 36 Digital Task Cards + 16 Instructional Slides

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This literary genres anchor charts and task cards BOOM CARDS™ activity was created for 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade.


These Genres of Literature Task Cards and Instructional Anchor Charts are Common Core aligned for 3rd-6th Grade and include the following genres of literature:

  • biography
  • autobiography
  • narrative non-fiction
  • expository non-fiction
  • fairy tales
  • fantasy
  • folk tales
  • science fiction
  • historical fiction
  • fables, poetry
  • tall tales
  • realistic fiction

This genres of literature boom cards deck includes:

52 task cards (16 genres of literature instructional cards and 36 genres practice cards.)

  • Task cards 1-16 help teach your students the different genres.
  • Task cards 17-28 are multiple-choice questions where your students will choose the correct genre when given a description of a book or story.
  • Task cards 29-40 are multiple-choice questions where your students have been given a writing assignment with specific directions. Based on the directions, your students will have to choose the correct genre of their story.
  • Task cards 41- 52 are multiple-choice questions where your students are given an assignment to write a specific genre. They must choose what their title “could be” from the multiple-choice options.


This resource is completely digital. As students answer each question, they will receive immediate feedback. This helps students practice independent learning while strengthening skills.  

What are the benefits of using BOOM Cards?

  • Assign different students different BOOM decks for easy differentiation
  • BOOM CARDS™ give immediate feedback and are self-correcting, saving you grading time
  • BOOM CARDS™ require no preparation, which means no printing, laminating, or storage
  • Hold students accountable for independent work
  • Provide paperless practice that is perfect for remote learning


What do you need in order to use BOOM Cards?

  • A computer, tablet or interactive whiteboard
  • An internet browser OR the free BOOM app
  • An internet connection
  • A free or paid BOOM account


How do you assign the BOOM Cards to students?

  • Login to Boom Learning or create a new accountYou only need a free account! However, if you choose to upgrade, there are several options for assigning this resource!
  • If using the FREE version of BOOM Learning, once you’re logged into your Boom teacher account, go to “Library,” find the deck you want students to use, click on “FastPin” and select “Generate New Pin.”
    Option #1: Copy and paste the complete link for students to play, or…
    Option #2: Go to the Boom main page ( on a computer (or on the Boom app). Prompt students to click on the “FastPlay” button. Enter the pin and click “play.”
  • If using a PAID version of BOOM Learning, you can do the following:
    Get reports about student progress and activity
    Easily assign students multiple decks to work on
    Create an entire classroom of student logins

Please note:

To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for modern Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards.

You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (a form of play that gives instant feedback to students for self-grading Boom Cards). For assignment options that report student progress back to you, you will need to purchase a membership. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our Essential membership. Read here for details:


This file includes 36 digital task cards + 16 instructional slides


8 reviews for Genres of Literature BOOM CARDS ™ Interactive Digital Task Cards

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  1. RT

    Rachel T

    Boom cards are a great way to refresh our memories or practice a new skill. These did not disappoint! My kids love them.

  2. CE

    Christi Egor 

    I’ve used these with for monitoring with MTSS. Perfectly engaging!! Very happy with this product!

  3. TS

    Tracey S

    Thanks for an engaging practice activity!

  4. TM

    Teaching Miss T 

    amazing resource! just what i needed while teaching virtually for this topic!

  5. CK

    Colleen K

    Perfect resource to review genres with my virtual students!

  6. GM

    Great Mind Shaper 

    Extremely useful… TY

  7. CT

    Cassidy Taber 

    Excellent resource!! I will certainly be using this again in the future! 🙂

  8. SA

    Sheri-Lynne Allen

    I am actually going back to genre next week and using these again since some of my students are still struggling with genre.

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