Graphic, highly interactive 17-slide MS 2013 PowerPoint presentation to navigate students from prior knowledge, to defining, analyzing, and evaluating irony! This PPT will no doubt assist students powerfully in distinguishing between verbal, situational, and dramatic irony with varied examples and engaging activities for each type. This will serve to meet ELA Common Core anchor standards surrounding plot analysis and evaluation, and can easily be manipulated or revised for use with and extension of any story and/or viewing.
Relevant examples are included throughout this visually graphic and engaging PowerPoint, along with pair-share activities, whole group discussion and analysis, student walk-and-talk to identify prior knowledge of irony and so forth; in this way, students will help YOU in generating their own ideas (as well as questions!) from books/stories they've read and movies/shows they've seen to analyze (critically think!) examples of irony, considering how stories are developed and resolved. The Powerpoint includes clips of instructions for students to recreate an irony diagram, identifying how each type is distinct and examples for each, analyzing why authors/filmmakers use each type of irony, and to what extent it is effective in the storytelling.
Some of the examples included in this PowerPoint for student analysis and evaluation involve hyperlinked clips from:
*a Pixar short film
*TED-Ed instructional video clips with each major type of irony
*Toy Story (the original)
*The PowerPuff Girls
*Shrek (the original)
*a Shel Silverstein poem
*the Lorde song "Royals"
Along with the hyperlinked clips, you'll find numerous comic/cartoon and illustrated graphics for interactive student pair/share and whole group analysis and discussion, to aid in distinguishing between the three types of irony (as you can see in the PPT preview images in the listing).The PPT involves two types of formative assessment at the conclusion, in the final six slides. First, students will be engaged in demonstrating their understanding and application of each type of irony with a "Which Type of Irony Am I?" set of slides. The final slide functions as a formative assessment reflective exit activity where students are invited to write a postcard to any absent student(s), identifying what they have learned in this lesson and handing it in.
Including custom animations and slide transitions as well as in-slide relevant graphics, you will have the necessary hyperlinks and learning goals/targets specified at the beginning of the slideshow as well as the closing exit ticket activity to round out the PowerPoint, all in one complete package!
You are welcome to edit this PPT howsoever you wish to meet the needs of current reading material for your students (eg. short stories, novels, plays, etc.). With these examples -- and extending them to current reading material), you are inviting students out of their comfort zone into the higher levels of Bloom's Taxonomy (application/analysis and evaluation), AND the Common Core Standards of 21st Century Skills (eg. communication; problem-solving; collaboration; critical thinking; media literacy!)
Thank you so much for visiting my store! This is certain to help clarify what irony is (as opposed to understatement and other types of literary devices) for your students, at any secondary grade level and with any fictional reading (or viewing!) material. Enjoy.