Laugh and Learn: Humorous, Creative, Engaging Parts of Speech Activities

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Use this resource to promote an engaging review of the parts of speech. LAUGHTER stimulates both sides of the brain which increases alertness and enhances retention of information. Humor is the foundation of this parts of speech practice and review resource. Many parts of speech units are lackluster. They neither motivate students nor meet their needs and interests. Humor is infused throughout the five engaging activities found in this 56-slide PowerPoint resource designed to further students’ knowledge of the parts of speech as well as provide opportunities for students to practice higher level thinking skills to include analysis, evaluation, synthesis, and creativity. This resource is an engaging supplement to any parts of speech unit plan or textbook that you are currently using in your classroom. The engaging materials in this resource are appropriate for learners of all ages who need a basic review and practice with the parts of speech. The humor was designed to appeal to learners of all ages, even adult learners.
Included are the following items:
*100+ humorous items with connections to the 8 parts of speech
*56 Laugh and Learn Eight Parts of Speech Slides
*Ahh! Fiddlesticks Parts of Speech Game with instructions
*53 Funny Idiom / Parts of Speech Sticks for game
*5 funny and engaging, well-organized activities with easy to follow instructions which require learners to create, analyze, evaluate, and summarize information
* 40 funny words and their meanings covering all 8 parts of speech
*Funny parts of speech dictionary activity
*12 preposterous pictures of dogs with connections to the parts of speech
*Funny Dog and Goose Best Friends Story with connections to 8 parts of speech
*Summarization technique using the 8 parts of speech, a concept that can be used to summarize any text
*2 different activities that require students to create humor with parts of speech
*Parts of speech riddles, funny captions and pictures activity
*Printable activity pages
*Coverage and/or mention of nouns, pronouns, adjectives, superlative adjectives, comparative adjectives, adverbs, superlative adverbs, comparative adverbs, verbs, present tense verbs, past tense verbs, future tense verbs, prepositions, prepositional phrases, conjunctions, coordinating conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions, interjections, idioms, parts of speech definitions, and numerous examples with each part of speech
*Critical thinking questions to analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and create information
*Reading and Language Common Core Standards aligned
*Activities are appropriate for whole group, small groups, and literacy centers
*21st century skills (collaboration, communication, writing literacy, creativity, critical thinking)
*Humor appropriate for all ages
*Answer keys
*Author’s notes
*Good test prep
*Preview pages available
The resource materials were designed to appeal to visual, auditory, and tactile learners.
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Laugh and Learn: Humorous Parts of Speech Activities and Practice is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Laugh and Learn: Humorous, Creative, Engaging  Parts of Sp
Laugh and Learn: Humorous, Creative, Engaging  Parts of Sp
Laugh and Learn: Humorous, Creative, Engaging  Parts of Sp
Laugh and Learn: Humorous, Creative, Engaging  Parts of Sp