Let the Laughs Begin!: Humor Writing in the Classroom
Kids learn about the nature of humor and how to write comedyHere's a new way to get kids writing! Even the most reluctant writers will be inspired by homophones, homonyms, exaggeration, similes, first-person narratives, tall tales, and direct quotations. A wide variety of exercises teach kids how to apply the tools used in comedy writing. Let the Laughs Begin! provides an excellent tool for developing language skills, increasing reading comprehension, and enhancing the creative writing curriculum.
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