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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Teach Your Kids to Write Halloween Jokes

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore Halloween by practicing their creative writing. In this comedy writing lesson, students read several jokes pertaining to Halloween traditions and share them with their classmates. Students identify the three elements...
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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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Dinosaur Jokes

For Students 5th - 7th
In this science worksheet, learners use the key code found on the right to locate the answers to each of the bad dinosaur jokes. Then they write out the answer to the joke.
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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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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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Shared Reading and Writing Humor and Adjectives

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders focus on humor in poetry during this week long series of lessons. They examine the jokes and vocabulary used. They look at shape poems and identify pronouns before writing an original shape poem using adjectives.
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For Students 4th - 8th
In this jokes worksheet, 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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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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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 instructional activity is based...
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Reading Skills: Jokes

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this joke worksheet, students categorize joke words, and read jokes and answer short answer questions about them. Students complete 4 activities.
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Bug Jokes

For Students 6th - 8th
In 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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Author’s Purpose

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What is the author's purpose in writing a joke book? What about a book about the digestive system? Explore author's purpose with a worksheet that challenges kids to identify whether ten books are meant to entertain, inform, or persuade.

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