CREATIVE WRITE 20 MINUTES
Literary Analysis: Parody
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs p 440
Identifying Cause and Effect
Genre: identify Funny Sentences ( Chart )
Quick write: Two sides of every coin.
Write about a time when you read or heard two
sides of a story in real life, a book, or a movie.
How did the versions differ? Write a brief summary
of each side.
Then explain why you think there were two sides of
Making fun of …
Sometimes books, movies or songs are so good or
interesting that they just beg to be copied. The
copies are called parodies.
Literature: “Don QuiJote de La Mancha” by Miguel
Film: “The Great Dictator” by Charlie Chaplin and
more recently Shrek.
Music: Weird Al Yankovic
The True Story of The Three Little Pigs.
Characteristics of parodies…
Humorously imitates another work.
Uses part of the original in a new way.
“If cheeseburgers were cute, folks
would probably think you are also a big,
A parody pokes fun at what is imitating by using the
same style or concept in a new and humorous way.
Often, the purpose of a parody is to show a view of
the original work.
Remember that parodies…
1.Humorously imitate another work.
2.Use part of the original in a new way.
Indentify Cause and Effect
Brainstorm tales that feature a wolf as one of the characters, such
as LRRH, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, etc. What role did the wolf
play in these tales? What does the Wolf represent?
Make a Cluster diagram of these qualities symbolized by the wolf.
Remember there are two sides to every story. The Daily Pig
reports only one side. Create headlines that might tell the wolf’s
side in a newspaper sympathetic to him. Share these headlines.
Brainstorm: What roles does the Wolf play in these tales?
What does the wolf represent?
Comprehension questionsp. 447 1-7 REGULAR
Cause and Effect Chain
According to the Wolf, what causes the death of the
first pig? Create a cause and effect chain that shows
the series of events.