This Mini-Lesson B: Satire lesson plan also includes:
Hey, what's so funny? Explore the use of satire in a variety of media with a hands-on lesson. Fourth in a five-part journalism series from iCivics, the activity introduces satirical language in print and online. Pupils work alone or in pairs to locate and analyze types of humor and irony about today's big topics.
- Be sure to complete the Misinformation lesson before this one, as students are asked to compare misinformation with satire
- Choose a satirical article for the class to analyze and create a class set of copies
- The content is fun to deliver!
- It's easy to adapt the lesson to work on Common Core skills