What is a joke? How do you write one? How is joke writing different from an essay or a story?This week we will learn the answers to all these questions as you create your own 5-minute set of stand-up comedy, which you will present in a short online show to your families at the end of the week.
Students will learn:
- Intro to Joke Writing
- Joke structures
- News Jokes
- Personal Perspective Jokes
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. ET
Date: Monday-Friday, 7/26-7/30/2021 (week 7)
Grade: Grade 7+
Class size: 4-8
Online Course Requirements
Mac, PC, Tablet, or Phone
Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conference
- You should have enough room to step back from your camera and be visible from the top of your head to your knees.
- Paper and pen/pencil
Mr. Ray S.
Debate and Speech Tournament Coach and instructor
The more a student enjoys, the more a student learns.
Ray teaches Spanish, Drama and Public Speaking. He has taught since 2003 and was the coach of a Speech and Debate team for 5 years. Ray studied at the University of Virginia, Middlebury College and the Second City Conservatory in Toronto. Ray's educational philosophy: the more a student enjoys, the more a student learns.