Dude, I'm Interviewing the President: Examining Humor in the Newspaper and Creating Dialogues Between Famous Figures in American History


  • Aug 13 2010 6:31 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students first explore the concept of the interview and the role of the interviewer, as well as the place of humor in a newspaper. Working in pairs, students then research identities and create their own "celebrity interviews."

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, United States History, History-Social Science


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Hands-on Learning; Discussions; Brainstorming