Sarcasm, Irony, Satire, and Parody English Literary Devices

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Danielle Knight
Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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Sarcasm, Irony, Satire, and Parody English Literary Devices

Is That Sarcasm? Enhanced Lesson Plan for Irony, Satire, and Parody, Printables/ Handouts, Students' Notes

English language arts students like to laugh while they learn!

Introduce English language arts students to the concepts of sarcasm, irony, parody, and satire. This lesson can be used prior to teaching longer, more complex short stories, poems, viewing films, creative writing, novel studies.


★**ZIP FILE** Is That Sarcasm? Everything is saved as both PDF files

★Use on the Projector/Smart board (internet required)

★Files have clickable images with embedded links for 6 YouTube short video clips to watch with your students (ALL video clips are highly appropriate and fun for 9-12 grade).

★SARCASM sign printable (cut in half...2 to a sheet)

Venn diagram printable for Parody

irony chart Printable

Satire Chart Printable

English language arts lesson plan (3 pages)

Students Notes/Handouts (2 pages)

The Big Bang Theory, The Simpsons, and music videos are used to hook your English language arts students. A little humor goes a long way!

The English language arts lesson content and handouts are © Danielle Knight, The Knight Stuff, Study All Knight, 2012. Study All Knight does not claim ownership of any videos or characters found on YouTube used in the lesson.

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Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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