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In order to understand why an author would use irony, students need to understand irony and the different types. With this mini lesson, you will teach your middle school students the three types of irony, how to recognize it, and the purpose of each type.
1. Google Slides Presentation: 18 creative and colorful slides that will help your students understand the basics of argument and claims.
2. Vocabulary and Definitions: Introduces and explains- Situational, Dramatic, and Verbal Irony There is also a Quizziz vocabulary practice embedded into the slides!
3. Whole Class Practice: After a turn and talk activity where students work together to determine the differences between the types of irony, read through 6 different examples and students determine the type of irony used. (Answer key Included)
4. Student Practice: This can be used independently or with a partner. Quest activities can be completed digitally on the google slides or on paper.
- Quest 1: Analyze if a situation is irony or coincidence.
- Quest 2: Identify how 4 different images represents irony
- Quest 3: Analyzing the song Ironic
- Quest 4: Analyzing a newspaper article to determine how irony is represented.
- Quest 5: Write a text message conversation that represents verbal irony
5. Answer Key and Instructions: Find your instructions, links, and answer key all on one PDF document.
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