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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

How Do You Teach IRONY?

IRONYis a hard concept to teach.  I have developed a series of exercises I use at the beginning of class to help make the "AHA Moment" happen.  Here is an example of how I teach IRONY.  This  activity comes from my sister site  


Watch the following video carefully. Write your answer on your index card.  Find at LEAST 2 (TWO) examples of IRONY in the short film.  Your answer needs to be in complete sentences.  Complete sentences, i.e. written with proper grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and with a subject and verb. Again, give 2 (TWO) examples of irony in the video and EXPLAIN why that event was IRONIC.

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