Day 2

A Confederacy of Dunces Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Researching Types of Humor in Literature

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Students will be able to distinguish types of humor and identify examples in the novel.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.5

    Structure:

    In A Confederacy of Dunces, Toole incorporates a range of humor techniques to illuminate specific character traits, situations, or connections to the world. In this activity, students will explore the types of humor found in literature. They will research and find examples of these types of humor and create a Prezi or Google Slides presentation. Finally, they will choose a passage from A Confederacy of Dunces and...

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