"Us and Them"

"Us and Them"

Author: Kellee Peterson
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  • identify different types of irony in a work of literature.  
  • see that irony can create humorous voice in a selection.

What to View

Day 1 - Watch the "Us and Them" video, the irony videos and examine the cartoon.  Watch the link if you're not 100% certain that you understand the different types of irony.  Take the Sophia quiz on the right side of the tutorial.

Day 2 - Watch the Compound Sentences, the Complex Sentences, and the Ted Ed videos.

Source: Kellee Knutson

"Us and Them" - irony

Video Clip - Verbal Irony

Source: Christopher Warner

Video Clip - Situational Irony

Source: Christopher Warner

Video Clip - Dramatic Irony

about.com explains irony in a short video tutorial.

Compound Sentences

Complex Sentences

Ted Ed - Using the Comma