2Today’s Agenda Review definition of Satire “Let’s Hear It for the Cheerleaders” Activity 3.16 ppElements of Satire chartActivity 3.17OBJECTIVE:Students will identify the elements of satire in a text.Analyze how an author uses humor to develop a position.Students will determine tone in a satirical essay.
3Every team needs a white board, a marker, and an eraser!! ReviewEvery team needs a white board, a marker, and an eraser!!
14“Let’s Hear it for the cheerleaders” Share one example of humor you identified.Create a chart like the one below.Come up with the best five examples of humor and write them in the left column.Determine the technique the author is using and write that in the center column. Hint: There could be more than one technique at play.Then, determine the implied message and write it in the right column.HUMOROUS PASSAGEHUMOROUS TECHNIQUESIMPLIED MESSAGE“perhaps with some razor wire and a warning sign saying ‘Danger: Cheerleaders Ahead’:hyperboleSuggests cheerleaders are dangerous and must be contained in order to keep everyone safeCOLLECT THIS CHART
15Tone (p. 231) – Exit Slip What does TONE mean? #1 on page 231: What is a tone word that characterizes the entire piece?#3 on page 231: What is your evidence? Provide a specific example from the text and explain how that example conveys the tone word you listed for #1.#2 on page 231: Identify and explain an example of irony. (Do this one if there is time.)