*Character Sketch reveals a character's personality through: character's actions, speech / thoughts, or physical description, showing what others think of the character, or direct statement from the writer.
Poem traditionally a rhythmical composition, sometimes rhymed, expressing experiences, ideas, or emotions in a style more concentrated, imaginative, and powerful than that of ordinary speech or prose: some poems are in meter, some in free verse.
Expository intended to explain or present information.
Persuasive Argument intended to make its audience adopt a certain opinion.
Descriptive Narrative intended to tell a short story with a plot, having a clear beginning, middle, and end.
All of the above cards are the same color.
Genre cards are a different color from the other four playing cards
Concept cards unlimited
Image cards unlimited
Wild cards 15% of the total number of word, concept, and image cards
Genre cards at least one set of five different genre cards: Character Sketch, Poem, Expository, Persuasive Argument, or Narrative (if only one set is used make sure that they are shuffled after each round - be careful not to allow them to become dog-eared, or easily recognized)
Rubric cards three