What's Your Genre Personality? Quiz + Poster Bundle (Elementary)


This bundle includes the “What’s Your Genre Personality?” Quiz and the Genre Personality poster set for elementary (Grades 3-6). It’s perfect for back-to-school and helping readers of all abilities find the books that suit them best. Includes digital.


Reading Genre Personality Test -- Reading Genre Interest -- Fun Reading Activity

Remember all those magazine quizzes we took as teens? This Reading Genre Personality Test is styled after those quizzes! This is my students' favorite fun reading activity! This Genre Personality Test helps students in Grades 3-6 identify which reading genres are best for them.

What's Your Genre Personality? Poster Set (Elementary Version)

This reading personality poster set goes with the elementary version of my popular What's Your Genre Personality? Quiz on TPT. These colorful posters will create eye-catching displays and help remind students of their genre personalities all year long!


Click to see a video demo of the PPT quiz (YouTube link).

Want a closer look? Click here to see the PDF preview. There are many more features not in the thumbnails.

Prefer the secondary version? Click here for the Grade 6-12 version of this poster + quiz bundle.


  • Recommended for: Grades 3-6
  • Technology requirements: computer + projector + screen or wall (to use the PowerPoint), copier, paper, Google Classroom if digital
  • Student supplies: pen or pencil + one piece of paper or printable quiz
  • Lesson Duration: 2 lessons of 40 minutes each (you could skip 2-3 questions if you have less time)


  • one 40-minute lesson to take the quiz
  • one 40-minute lesson to tally the scores and go over results
  • Students absolutely LOVE this activity! Take your time; even if it takes three library lessons, I promise this activity is worth it!


  • PowerPoint quiz— Walks students through questions about their own personalities, likes, dislikes, and preferences. Includes scoring directions and all 12 Genre Personality profiles. It’s all ready to go! No prep is needed other than printing the quiz for students to follow along, if desired. Many slides are illustrated in color. Includes full directions for teacher and students. The Google Slides version is interactive. (36 PPT and Google Slides, all quiz answers are editable)
  • Printable quiz–Students can write their answers on the printable as they take the PPT quiz. Includes 3-page quiz and 1-page “My Genre Personality” Reflections sheet. (4-PDF and Google Slides version; editable in PDF; the Reflections Sheet also includes a Google Forms version)
  • Two double-sided readalike bookmarks for each of 12 Genre Personalities— One side is the Genre Personality description; the other side is a list of recommended book titles; sorted by age group (early elementary and upper-elementary). All the bookmarks are fully editable with PowerPoint. PDF is of each is also included. (36 pages, editable)
  • Full-page Genre Personality Profiles— This is a larger version of the bookmarks, but it also includes color illustrations. All suggested book titles are editable, so you can make the recommendations fit your library. Includes K-3 and 3-6 Profiles (24 pages, book titles are editable)
  • Lesson Plan–Detailed, step-by-step instructions for prep, Day 1, Day 2, and after Day 2. Includes digital and face-to-face lesson plans. (9 pages, not editable)
  • Answer key cards for printable quiz–Four cards per page. These will tell students what their Personalities are based on their answers. (1 page, not editable)
  • Printable genre personality description cards–These are great to hand out to students and parents who want a small copy of their Genre Personality Profile (4 pages, not editable)
  • 24 coordinating posters
    • 2 posters for each of the 12 Personalities (full background and printer-friendly)
    • PDF and PNG formats
    • All images match the images in the PPT Quiz


  • The Questioner
  • The Escapist
  • The Innovator
  • The Realist
  • The Erudite
  • The Thrill-Seeker
  • The Comedian
  • The Bestie
  • The Hero
  • The Artist
  • The Sports Fan
  • The Naturalist


  • Right now, you would rather be…
  • You read because…
  • You love movies that…
  • Pick a career…
  • Choose a place…
  • You’d like to meet…
  • Which sounds interesting…
  • Pick a pet…
  • Pick some clothes…
  • What’s in your backpack?
  • Which emoji best represents you?

Each genre personality is described on its own slide at the end if the PowerPoint. If you are using the printable quiz, you will need to give students the answer cards so they can determine their genre personality. Multiple genre recommendations are given for each genre personality.


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