This week we are looking at the 3 types of "irony" (situational, verbal, dramatic) and why irony is an effective technique / device in writing and literature. You will also be designing and creating your own example of irony via a cartoon strip! This page contains the materials you will need to complete your assignment. I look forward to seeing your cartoons.

Types of Irony: Ted Talks

Oatmeal's 3 Common Uses of Irony

Cartoon Exemplars

Off the Mark:
Cartoon Stock:

Cartoon Makers


3-2-1 Summary

3 – Three things I know for sure …

2— Two things that need clarification please …

1— One big idea or point that really stuck with me is / because …

Assignment Handouts

Exemplar: Irony Cartoon

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