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Teacher Creatures: Irony

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This podcast is part of the series: Teacher Creatures


Mrs. Williams


Lauderdale County High School, Lauderdale County Schools


This podcast gives students an overview of the three types or irony.

Length: 3:35

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

ELA2015 (7)
4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. [RL.7.4]
ELA2015 (7)
40. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. [L.7.5]
a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context. [L.7.5a]
b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words. [L.7.5b]
c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending). [L.7.5c]


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