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The 2008 Onion article reprinted in this resource is a perfect vehicle to launch a lively discussion of power and wealth. Included in the packet are a writing prompt and discussion questions.
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- Have groups research similar stories like that of Ethan Couch
- Ask class members to examine other Onion articles
- The activity assumes readers are familiar with and can recognize satirical elements in a text
- The September 27, 2008 Onion article is complete, missing only the period at the end of the final sentence
- The packet includes the full text of the article, a writing prompt, and discussion questions