Comedy Teacher Resources
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What's the Definition of Comedy? Banana.
Comedy eludes definition; however, there have been many attempts to assign a definition. The narrator explains concepts introduced by Henri Bergson and Aristotle as he approaches the topic. These ideas are animated with cartoons and are...
5 mins 11th - Higher Ed
Literary Analysis: Taming of the Shrew Identification of “Farce”
The Taming of the Shrew is a play filled with humor, coarse wit, horse play, and farce. Here is a activity that provides a number of such literary elements. Learners provide specific examples from the play. They write down direct quotes...
9th - 11th
The Study of Jon Stewart’s Comedy on America
What do your pupils think of the state of news casting in the United States? Find out with the materials and plan provided here. The resource includes a journal prompt, several reading selections, an essay prompt, a model essay, a...
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation...
8th - Higher Ed
Comparing and Contrasting Two Genres: Screwball Comedy and Film Noir with Reference to "Double Indemnity"
Pupils compare and contrast the narrative form of film with the artistic style. They also compare the screwball comedy genres with the film noir genre. They examine the historical roots of film.
9th - 12th
Literature Study Guide: Shakespeare's The Twelfth Night
These teaching tools support a learner-centered literature study at home or in the classroom. Aimed at Shakespeare's comedy The Twelfth Night, but suitable for any text, the materials are widely applicable: graphic organizers, response...
9th - 11th
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit Seven: Books and Films
Kick off each day with a grammar or vocabulary exercise. This particular page focuses on several different verb conjugations and vocabulary related to books and films. Since there are five quick and different exercises included here,...
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit 6.3: Jobs and Professions
What do you call someone who works in politics? Or comedy? Have learners practice the names of jobs and professions with a vocabulary worksheet, which features a word bank to use for fill-in-the-blank activities. The worksheet also...
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable