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Teaching Verbal, Situational, and Dramatic Irony

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Jan 5, 2012 1:42:26 AM

According to the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts, irony is a literary device that should be addressed in both 8th and 11th grades.  To help you tackle teaching this complex skill of recognizing irony and the effects of its use, I have put together some definitions and examples of irony, plus a free worksheet for your 8th or 11th grade students. 

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Topics: Freebie, irony, Literature, teaching tips, verbal irony, situational irony, dramatic irony

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