Learning about non- fiction (FACTUAL) text types is becoming increasingly important for a 21st century student. Many of the texts you listen to, watch and read for run are factual and real. Many jobs will require you to be able to read and write a wide range of non-fiction text types compared to fictional texts.
Here are some basic links and information to help start you off.
1. Information Report
3.Persuasive Texts: Discussions and Debates/Arguments
5. Biography/ Autobiography