During a satire and parody unit that I teach in 10th grade English, I use the children's book "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs" by Jon Scieszka to help my students understand the idea of parody and the rhetorical devices used in it. I first have the students read over the original telling of the
Students create a satire of the novel by writing a script.
I allowed students to record their satire play with their phones or deliver to class as a play. If you prefer one of those options, you could edit the word document to fit your expectations.
Document includes a Prezi that goes over elemen
Literary Genres Crossword
Reading Genres Vocabulary Comprehension
A simple, easy, engaging crossword puzzle about Literary Genres that can be used to teach or review all year. My students love them this year and it keeps them engaged, yet productive!
Vocabulary Words Included:
Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked by Jarrett KrosoczkaA hysterical Dragnet spin-off! These are the characters:An English Professor frog who is targeted by an illegal fish dealerA young rookie platypus cop who is paired with an veteran platypus copA jailed panda mobster's slick son who ret