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A Modest Proposal Satire Study : Teaching Satire with Examples

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Grade Levels
11th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Make A Modest Proposal relevant and fun with this engaging satire study! Not only will students better comprehend the challenging text, but they will also be equipped to write their own mini modest proposal for a issue or injustice they the care about in today's world. Whether you are teaching A Modest Proposal digitally or in print, this satire unit will have you covered!

You will get:

⭐ The full text of A Modest Proposal in a guided reading format

⭐15 questions and active reading tasks for A Modest Proposal

⭐Modern and appropriate satire examples

⭐A satire technique worksheet

⭐A mini modest proposal assignment

⭐A rubric

⭐Answer keys for all!

⭐ Detailed teacher notes

✅ Everything is editable to fit your needs!

✅ Can be used digitally or in print

Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.


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