Help students develop a deep understanding of situational, dramatic, and verbal irony with this fun and engaging 3-day mini-unit!
This IRONY MINI-UNIT
provides numerous opportunities for students to learn about the three types of irony, determine the purpose of irony, analyze irony, describe how irony contributes to a story and even write their own examples of irony. Each lesson starts with a fun and engaging activity – Irony Hunt (where students differentiate between examples of irony and just bad luck while rotating around the classroom), Types of Irony – Tri-Fold Cards (where students create interactive cards for the types of irony that they flip in response to ironic situations), and Irony Flip Cards (where students create interactive flip shapes, create irony, and then explain it). Then, students learn about and practice understanding irony through whole group instruction, small group work, partnerships, and independent practice.
In this mini-unit, students will develop a deep understanding of literary devices, situational, dramatic, and verbal irony. Students will complete guided notes, reading comprehension passages, graphic organizers and writing activities. In addition, they’ll practice identifying irony while reading short and long reading passages. This is a fun unit for students and teachers!
This detailed IRONY mini-unit includes:
• 3 Detailed Daily Lesson Plans
• Irony Hunt Tracking Sheet
• 10 Irony Hunt Task Cards
• Irony Clues (for teacher read aloud)
• Types of Irony Tri-Fold Cards
• Irony Flip Cards (with sentence starters)
• Irony Flip Cards (with blanks)
• Irony Explanation Templates
• Literary Devices and Irony Guided Notes
• Three Practice Reading Passages with Comprehension Questions
• Finish the Story – Writing Activity
• Types of Irony Guided Notes
• Make it Ironic Activity
• Irony Types Partner Activity
• Breaking News – Irony Headlines and Analysis
• Long Reading Passage and Reading Comprehension Questions
• All keys for student work and instruction
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