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Students will be introduced to irony with a focus on the three types of irony:  verbal, situational, and dramatic.  RL 8.4  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.Students will review the definitions of the three types of irony.  After viewing examples and taking notes, they will view three videos:  verbal irony, situational irony, and dramatic irony.Students will get a copy of the lyrics to the song "Ironic" by Alanis Morissette.  They will listen to the song a few times.and highlight examples of irony. Students will then work with a partner to share and discuss.  Next, students will type their own song lyrics using the song "Ironic" as a template portraying examples of irony.Students will then share with the class.  During presentations, students will highlight examples of irony using classmates' lyrics.  
Subject:
Literature
Level:
Middle School
Grades:
Grade 8
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Date Added:
04/14/2017
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Language:
English
Media Format:
Audio, Text/HTML, Video

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