Thursday, May 23, 2013

Teaching Literary and Poetic Devices | Literary Elements Word Play

Teaching Students Literary and Poetic Devices | Teaching Literary Devices Word Play, Puns and Wit The Fun Way!

Word play or wordplay is a poetic literary and or device and is a form of humor in which the words that are used become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement. Puns, phonetic mix-ups such as spoonerisms, obscure words and meanings, clever rhetorical excursions, oddly formed sentences, and telling character names are common examples of word play. Edited Wiki

Using fun and odd ways to teach literary devices like word play is a snap with funny videos. The new Kmart commercials are a sophomoric but highly effective use of wordplay. The kids will learn the wit, academic lesson of literary devices, the deeper concept of word play and power of amusing word play in 30 seconds!!  

Using Humor is a Powerful Teaching Tool!! 

The Content Below is for Mature Students and Teachers! 

Big Gas Man!!! TV PG

Ship My Pants!!! TV PG

Next Literary Elements and Device Lesson:  Parody and Satire!!
Dora the Explorer Parody! TV 14

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