Introduce the three types of irony in literature: Dramatic Irony, Verbal Irony and Situational Irony. Everything you need to teach students to define, identify, analyze and write their own literary irony.NO PREP Print & Go: Worksheets & Lesson Plan for understanding, identifying and using Dramatic Irony, Verbal Irony and Situational Irony - in a fun & engaging way!!
This is an activity that I use every year as a refresher before I introduce my students to writing their first literary analysis. I also use it as a pre-reading activity for "Gift of the Magi" because it is so heavy with irony. Great refresher/intro to irony!Part 1- Read and discuss the article defining "Irony in Literature"Part 2- Complete practice worksheet_______________________________________________________________________Irony in Literature is licensed under a Creative Commons…
Literary Elements Diagnostics Check: How many literary elements your students are familiar with? This document checks their knowledge of protagonist, antagonist, satire, point of view, setting, irony, rising and falling action- 50 vocabulary terms in all. The other document asks to read a short story, and gives questions using literary elements to gauge student understanding, such as which point of view, who is the antagonist, can you define irony- 12 questions in all. Grades 6-12. $
This resource is intended to be used during or after reading The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt. It includes a study guide, test, definitions, and all answer keys so your work is done! Literary devices and figurative language included are: imagery, dialogue, tone, suspense, characterization, protagonist, simile, personification, onomatopoeia, allusion, symbolism, irony. Students are asked to define these terms (definitions included), find specific examples of them in the book (page…
satire... satire is the use of irony, sarcasm, or ridicule in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice or folly. Jonathan Swift’s 1726 novel Gulliver’s Travels is an example of satirical fiction. Written in the style of travel writing of its day, Gulliver’s Travels also provides an example of parody, defined as “a humorous imitation of a serious piece of literature or writing.”
Irony, in its broadest sense, is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or event characterized by a contrast, between what the expectations of a situation are and what is really the case, with a third element, that defines that what is really the case is ironic because of the situation that led to it.
Literary Elements Diagnostic Check: Have you wondered how many literary elements your students are familiar with? This check is to give to students to survey their knowledge of protagonist, antagonist, satire, point of view, setting, irony, rising and falling action- 50 vocabulary terms in all. Students are asked to number from one to five whether they can define and give an example of the literary element or have no clue, as the term may be new. Grades 6-12. $