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to develop creativity in satire
When the snow falls, the children do not just make a snowman; they make it as a caricature of a character in the novel. A caricature or satire emphasizes key recognizable features of someone. Some caricatures just make fun of others, but some caricatures emphasize features in order to make a serious point. Choose someone famous or a character from the novel and draw a caricature of that person.
If a caricature is particularly good, consider making a transparency of it for the next class to see if the class can guess who it is. Point out the features that make...
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