What Makes Jokes Funny?

Explore how language is used for comic effect. Middle schoolers determine which of the three formulas for jokes (double meanings, unexpected outcome, humorous mental image) make each of 18 classic, corny examples funny. They complete a worksheet and write their own set of jokes.

5th - 8th English Language Arts 21 Views 60 Downloads
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English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans
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Project-Based Learning
1 hr

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