Irony, Ambiguity, Foreshadowing is a complete lesson for teaching students how to analyze the three types of irony, ambiguity, and foreshadowing through reading "The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs.
This is a great lesson for students in grades 9-12 and includes all the resources you need to effectively teach these three literary elements.
In addition to teaching irony, ambiguity, and foreshadowing, students will also learn how to use textual evidence in MLA format.
✓ One high-quality PowerPoint presentation (22 slides)
✓ PDF version of PowerPoint presentation
✓ Learning goals
✓ Notes on irony, ambiguity, and foreshadowing
✓ Specific examples of the three types of irony (dramatic
, and situation)
✓ Eleven analysis questions about the text
✓ Irony analysis activity
✓ Analysis activity of the three wishes
✓ Student handout on writing MLA style quotes
✓ Full copy of "The Monkey's Paw"
✓ Adapted version of "The Monkey's Paw" (easier to read)
✓ Audio version of the story
Teacher directions are included in the notes section of the PowerPoint presentation.
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