Teaching With The Onion

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Teaching With The Onion
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“The elements that make humor effective—pace, timing, economy of expression, vivid language—also make other kinds of writing effective, so exercising these elements provides skills transferable to other tasks.” - Hogue
 
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By Teaching With The Onion
Use these Bell Ringers with excerpts of parody writing from The Onion and Clickhole to engage your students in CCSS language standards. This package includes 21 exercises for students, including a power point and corresponding worksheet, as well as
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff, Handouts
CCSS:
L.9-10.1, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.3, L.9-10.4
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By Teaching With The Onion
This ebook is a guide for bringing the process of producing parody newspapers (like The Onion!) into your classroom. It contains resources—including a unit plan, an appendix and powerpoint slides—for taking students through a range of experiences,
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Gifted and Talented, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Handouts
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By Teaching With The Onion
Curveball speeches are a fun and challenging way for students to develop poise when things do not go as planned during a speech. This lesson includes the setup and reflection you will need to plan these speeches in your classroom.
Subjects:
Oral Communication
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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By Teaching With The Onion
In this lesson, you will learn how to use a TED Talk Parody video developed by The Onion to teach public speaking skills.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Oral Communication
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
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Lesson Plans (Individual)
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By Teaching With The Onion
In this two part-worksheet, students go back and forth between two things: sharing humorous texts (like images, videos, or jokes) and then reflecting on it. The first worksheet scaffolds students' collecting of different types of humor (print,
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Other (ELA), Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Scaffolded Notes
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have seven years classroom experience, with four years teaching 7th grade English. I am currently a doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania, where I study Reading, Writing and Literacy. My research interest centers on the intersection of humor theory, ethics, and the writing process.

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Check out my guest post on Pop Culture Classroom: http://popcultureclassroom.org/2017/12/04/using-humor-in-the-classroom/

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