I use this project in conjunction with my Satire and Satirical Devices PowerPoint. After reviewing the PowerPoint, students are assigned this culminating project.
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They must create a satirical advertisement that addresses a serious issue. The ad they create must include one or more of the following devices of satire: mockery, parody, hyperbole, understatement, verbal irony, or sarcasm.
The assignment includes a list of controversial topics that students can choose from to begin brainstorming ideas.
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An example and 6-point holistic rubric for easy grading is provided.
Common Core Standards Addressed:
11/12 English Standards