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What Makes Jokes Funny?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore how language is used for comic effect. Middle schoolers determine which of the three formulas for jokes (double meanings, unexpected outcome, humorous mental image) make each of 18 classic, corny examples funny. They complete a...
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Learn to Identify What’s Bullying, What’s Joking, and How to Deal With It

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A quick lesson takes a look at the differences between bullying and joking. Through whole-class discussion, scholars identify between the two behaviors and brainstorm actions to take to cease bullying behavior. Small groups share with...
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For Teachers Higher Ed
If you feel like giving your lecture students a chuckle, this entertaining presentation is worth your time. Exploring humor in various types of jokes, the slides include examples of license plate jokes, lightbulb jokes, singlets, and...
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Just Joking

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
After reading a workplace ethics scenario regarding an employee who makes racially insensitive comments, your learners will discuss how language that stereotypes others is discriminatory and never "just joking."
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Using Multiple Meaning Words in Jokes

For Students 1st - 3rd
Youngsters read seven jokes with multiple meaning words, with answers at the bottom of the page.
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Jokes And Riddles

For Students 4th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, students first select a collection of jokes and riddles to read. Students complete 4 activities: illustrating jokes, making a matching game with riddles and answers, making a comic strip, and telling a joke...
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What Are the Biggest April Fools Jokes of All Time?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
After working in groups to analyze primary sources related to a historical hoax, learners will discuss how people managed to be fooled and work to identify one of the biggest April Fools jokes in history.
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Predicting Events in Realistic Fiction

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
How do you make a prediction? Practice active reading comprehension strategies, like making predictions, with your readers. Learners make predictions during the independent reading of Dogs Don't Tell Jokes by Louis Sacher. They observe...
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Jokes, Quotations, and Cartoons in Economics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Humor offers a great tool teach the basics of economics to scholars via video clips, satire, and political cartoons. Individuals create their own economic humor to present to the class—with the assistance of Daryl Cagel's online...
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Practical Jokes

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
With no discussion on the topic of practical jokes, this presentation opts instead for providing visual aids, allowing teachers and professors to craft a discussion around the various links to humorous videos. Many videos feature pranks...
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For Students 4th - 8th
In this jokes activity, students choose the correct answer to jokes said in phrases. Students complete 20 multiple choice problems.
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Ethnic Humor

For Teachers Higher Ed
Uncovering the function and forms of ethnic jokes, this presentation with enlighten your students as it explores the concept of "insiders vs. outsiders" and various examples of ethnic stereotypes in literature and society. The...
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Humor and Anthropology/Ethnic Humor

For Teachers Higher Ed
By posing controversial questions about racially charged words and jokes, this presentation explores the function and use of ethnic humor. Sure to inspire debates and discussions in your sociology or anthropology class, the slideshow...
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Reading Skills: Jokes

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this joke activity, students categorize joke words, and read jokes and answer short answer questions about them. Students complete 4 activities.
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Book Report- Jokes And Riddles

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this book report form worksheet, students write about a joke/riddle book they have read. There are 4 questions, and students write answers inside large blank shapes.
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Roald Dahl Day Challenge

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Have some fun with Roald Dahl-related activities in order to celebrate him as a person and a writer. The page includes 10 tasks that learners can complete to honor Dahl, including everything from wearing something yellow to swapping a...
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An Analytical Chemist, a Biochemist, an Animal Scientist, and an Oncologist Walk into a Lab...No Joke

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Oncology presents multiple opportunities for research and the collaboration of many different types of scientists. Scholars divide into groups and research the history of mass spectrometry, polarity/non-polarity,...
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Pee Jokes, the Italian Renaissance, Commedia Dell'Arte: Crash Course Theater #12

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Welcome to the Renaissance, known as one of the most vibrant periods in the world of theater. An informational video provides a thorough overview of the period, noting key changes that took place on the stage. After a lengthy discussion...
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For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Nothing's better than the sound of children's laughter. This humorous presentation should have your young learners laughing. Jokes and puns are the focus. Classics such as, "Why did the turkey cross the road?  To prove he wasn't...
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The Joke's on You!

For Teachers 1st
First graders share and create jokes to promote and enhance reading skills (fluency, emphasis, timing and sight word recognition), acquire vocabulary and recognize homophones. Students read their jokes aloud, concentrating on voice...
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ESL Pre-Intermediate Grammar Worksheet- Story/Joke Fill in the Blank Worksheet

For Students 9th - 11th
In this ESL tenses grammar worksheet, students fill in 12 blanks with the proper form or tense of the given word. They complete a story that is considered to be a funny joke.
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Bug Jokes

For Students 6th - 8th
For this biology worksheet, students use the given code to discover the punch lines for each of the funny jokes as they relate to different bugs. Then they compare their answers to others in class.
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A Joke

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this joke worksheet, students examine the definition of a joke and then write their own joke and draw a funny face as well as a funny cartoon.
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Lesson 4:Theme Matters

For Teachers 5th Standards
Determining a theme is one of the most difficult and most important standards in the Common Core. Use this plan to help your learners identify the message that an author is sending to the reader. The lesson is based around the book Dogs...

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