Using Humor to Teach the Importance of English Class PPT

Tracee Orman
Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Using Humor to Teach the Importance of English Class Presentation and Handouts (Newly Updated!)

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Most students zone out when it comes to learning English usage, spelling, grammar and mechanics. And the older they get, the more they question the need for taking English classes.

This 80+ slide presentation uses humor to prove how essential English class is in the real world. It begins as a serious slideshow, listing all the great things they'll learn in class. And just when they think they'll be able to take a nap, you'll show them the real reason why they're there. The examples are so funny (and there's over 50 of them), they won't even realize learning is taking place.

Use the presentation as an introduction to the course, the opening (or anytime) of a grammar unit, for open house, or anytime your students need a reminder (or a good laugh) of WHY they are required to take English class.

- 84-slide presentation in editable PPT format
- handouts (in PDF, Word, and Pages) for a student activity/assignment for during and/or follow-up
- JPEG images of all the original slides in case you have any problems with the embedded images

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Total Pages
84 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


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