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History 8-2, Assignment Eight. Humor and Terms




Assignment Eight
Humor in Literature and Drama

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What makes us laugh?

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If you spend much time around people you'll notice that folks laugh at a wide variety of things. Humor relieves stress and helps us smile, but it's also very complex. We're going to take a brief look at what make us laugh.


Students will identify and describe the significant elements of humor in literature and drama.

Essential questions

What goes into making us laugh?

Special instructions

You are going to complete the humorous terms crossword.




Printed files

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Media files

Here is the link to the key terms about humor you will need when you work on the crossword.

Here is a link the episode of the Lucille Ball Show we watched in class.

Online files



Sound files

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