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WHY TELL JOKES IN CLASS:
- Jokes teach our students to play with words, which strengthens their writing.
- Jokes help teach figurative language, such as idioms and metaphors.
- Jokes help teach homonyms.
- Joke-telling promotes language development.
- Joke-telling promotes listening skills.
- Figuring out jokes promotes metacognition.
- It’s a great way to integrate other disciplines with literacy!
- It builds positive rapport between teachers and students.
- It builds a positive learning environment.
THIS 31-PAGE RESOURCE INCLUDES:
- Joke-telling aligned with Common Core State Standards
- 405 clean, kid-friendly, school-appropriate jokes arranged by month/season
Save yourself hours of searching through endless websites and joke books by using this resource! I have used these jokes successfully in grades 6-12.
You can preview this product with an entire month of free jokes found here: December Jokes of the Day
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