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Satire Discuss this eTheme.

These sites are about the literary genre of satire. Includes lesson plans for teaching satire in general and as it pertains specifically to George Orwell’s “Animal Farm.” Provides a link to eThemes Resources for “Animal Farm” by George Orwell.

Grades

  • 9,
  • 10,
  • 11

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Learn what satire is. Examine satire and humor, types of satire, its development, misconception of satire, satire under fire, and satirical prophecy.NOTE: This site includes a discussion board. (forum, message board, etc.)
Use pop culture to introduce the concept of satire. Lesson plan includes an overview, standards, resources and preparation, instructional plan, and related resources.
Learn more about satire by developing original television shows that parody existing programs. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board. (forum, message board, etc.)
Use pop culture to teach the concept of satire, specifically exaggeration, incongruity, reversal, and parody. Lesson plan includes an overview, standards, resources and preparation, instructional plan, and related resources.
Explore the legal distinction between satire and libel. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board. (forum, message board, etc.)
Explore the use of satire in the news using various sources of "fake news," then having students create their own political satire. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board. (forum, message board, etc.)
Use political analysis to discuss satire. This lesson includes objectives, related national standards, estimated time, materials needed, background for teachers, assumed student prior knowledge, teaching strategy, assessment recommendations, extension ideas, related resource, and about the author information. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site links to a discussion board. (forum, message board, etc.)
This five-page PDF provides a lesson plan for exploring humor and satire using "A Seat at the Drum" from "The Indian Country Diaries" film.
Discover the political allegory and satire that George Orwell's "Animal Farm" is rife with using this lesson plan. Materials include, literature response questions for each chapter, vocabulary list, related links for students, and related links for teachers.
This article takes a look into the satire of "Animal Farm." NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board. (forum, message board, etc.)
This 29 page PDF walks you through the novel, guiding students through various literary concepts to gain a better understanding of the author's purpose for writing the book.
These sites are about the book "Animal Farm" written by George Orwell. Includes historical background information about the book, biographies of the author, and discussion questions. Includes information about symbolism and propaganda. Browse through suggested classroom activities or try the online quizzes.

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