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87 resources with the concept satire

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Nathaniel Hawthorne and Literary Humor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine Nathaniel Hawthorne's style of humor and compare it to other humorists. They discuss the purpose of literary humor and determine how it develops characters and plots in stories. They analyze the use of different...
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Funny Business

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss how much they understand of satire and parody. They read an article about an Iraq news parody show. They create and act out their own parody skit. They write an essay about using humor in grave situations.
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Animal Farm

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read Animal Farm and examine how power corrupts. They role-play situations involving power and control. They investigate corruption and abuse of power in society. They write propaganda articles and hold panel discusssionsabout...
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Tee-Hee T.V.

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the concept of satire by reading lyrics to a song and reading "Soap and the Campus: A Web-Site Spoof Succeeds." They create treatments for parodies based on current television shows.
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Satire: A Matter of Tone

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Satire, anyone? After a review of terms associated with satire, viewers are directed to craft a 500-600 word piece of satire about a familiar hypocrisy. 
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Humorous Satire? Or Is It?

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students establish background regarding a controversial article regarding rape. Students determine whether this article achieved the label of "satire". Internet sites are used for reference.
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Celebration and Satire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast different perspectives of the French Revolution. In this visual arts lesson plan, students discuss the use of satire and caricature in history and create satirical cartoons based on contemporary issues.
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Historical Witness: Social Messaging

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create political cartoons that feature satire. In this political cartoon activity, students examine examples of satire and caricature prior to creating their own political cartoons that feature the French Revolution or...
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Historical Witness: Social Messaging

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners research the effects of the Industrial Revolution through art and satire. For this Industrial Revolution lesson, students complete a Venn diagram, a symbolism study, a satire study, and complete an art activity to define the...
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Standards Focus: Subgenres of Literature - Satire in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn satire worksheet, students find quotations from the novel that satirize specific topics in society.
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The Parts of an Editorial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take notes as the teacher goes over the contents of an editorial and four types of an editorial. Students view an editorial and identify the structural elements in the sample as well as identify the type of editorial they are...
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Exploring Satire - Jonathan Swift

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils study about satire and find examples Part One of GULLIVER'S TRAVELS. They then write an essay about the examples they found and how the writer used satire in his literary work.
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Deciphering the Mechanics of Poetry

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze a variety of poems to develop the ability to recognize and explain a variety pf poetic devises.
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Exploring Satire - Jonathan Swift

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore satire. In this literature lesson, students read Part One of Gulliver's Travels. Students then write an essay explaining how Jonathan Swift used satire in his writing.
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Encounter with an Interviewer

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read the Mark Twain short story, Encounter with an Interviewer. They study "the interview" and discuss the role of the interviewer and the person being interviewed. They conduct mock interviews, constructing questions and...