Satire

From Swift to Saturday Night Live

by Carrie Show & Elizabeth Bortner

This is a two week unit plan with ten lessons focusing on the many aspects of satire in multiple texts.

Background

Rationale

Goals

Objectives

Student Evaluation

Evaluation of Unit Plan

 

DAY 1:

Introduction to Satire

DAY 2:

History and types of Satire

DAY 3:

"A Modest Proposal"

DAY 4:

Swift's Gulliver's Travels

DAY 5:

Political and Social Satire

DAY 6:

Internet Exploration

DAY 7:

Satire for the Oppressed

DAY 8:

Group Presentations

DAY 9:

Group Presentations

DAY 10:

Concluding Discussion