Clowns and Slapstick

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A slapstick was originally a harmless paddle composed of two pieces of wood that slapped together to produce a resounding whack when the paddle struck someone. It was soon used by jesters to playfully smack others in a play and soon came to be the descriptor of similar type of physical comedy.

Great printables around the theme of Clowns and the comedy method of slapstick. Research how slapstick is created, the principles of clowning and the history of both.

These printables are challenging and varied and all centred around the comedy of slapstick. Humour is a great way to engage students in the classroom and this Middle School Resource was great fun in my classes.

15 great worksheets that students can complete on their own, and teachers can use to build on with other activities and interests.

Check out my other Humour Units:
All About Satire
Yeah Right - Sarcasm
That's Very Punny

Teachers could also get all four packs for the price of only three by investing in the entire Comedy Fun Bundle


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Middle School Resources

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Malcom Brown
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17
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Does Not Apply
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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