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How to Write Funny Poetry — Chapter 4: Making It Funny

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You've got your topic—now how do you make your poem funny? Explore ways to make a poem humorous, including puns, exaggeration, silly words, and surprising endings, with a helpful poetry lesson.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have partners or small groups workshop their poems together
  • Invite learners to read their poems aloud to the class or at a school assembly
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires access to the Internet
  • The last lesson in a series about writing funny poems
Pros
  • Student-facing resource is great for flipped classrooms or homeschool settings
  • Includes several funny examples of each writing strategy
Cons
  • None