HOW TO WRITE AND ANALYZE POLITICAL SATIRE?
SWBAT to understand satire; become familiar with the underlying concepts behind satire; analyze the interaction between satire and current events and apply their knowledge at satire and the news to create their own satirical pieces.
Book: Franken, Al (2017) Al Franken: Giant of the Senate. New York: Hachette Book Group (Pgs. 79-81, 130)
Warm Up Video: The 2016 Top Tremendous All-You-Can-Trump Luxury Presidential Debate – Stephen Colbert (8:11 mins)(1/28/16)
Activity: How to Write a Satire (7:47 mins)
Reference: Satire’s role in current events – Lesson Plan
PBS Newshour Extra