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Introduction to Satire- Video clips and article link

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  1. 1. Thursday - Introduce Satire Mini Unit - Define key terms o Satire- the use of irony, sarcasm, or ridicule in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, or opinion o Parody o Irony o Exaggeration o Caricature - Read Huffington Post article o Be sure to show Colbert Report video clip referenced in article o http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/09/florida-congressman- conti_n_185249.html o - Discuss role of satire in media o Making political statements o Making audience/citizens think about their government o http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/tue-july-15-2008/satire-on- the-street o - Homework- Dr. Seuss political cartoon o Due Tuesday Jan 17thFriday - Review definition of satire - Review uses of satire in media - Show 3 video clips- distribute worksheet for students to complete o Clip 1: SNL M. Ghadafi  http://www.hulu.com/watch/229435/saturday-night-live- weekend-update-moammar-gadhafi (2 minutes) o Clip 2: Scary Movie  http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi4046298137/ (2 minutes) o Clip 3: The Daily Show  http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-march-10- 2008/marines-in-berkeley?xrs=share_copy (7 minutes)  http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-june-16- 2010/an-energy-independent-future (9 minutes) 

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