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Joke Prompt 1

So today we took our first stab at joke writing. We opened with telling jokes. After that, we looked at different jokes styles and talked about what it takes to write a joke.

If you lost the handout, here it is…


After that, I gave people the first prompt for this unit. It’s a pretty simply one so you can spend time making sure it’s funny.

PROMPT 1: Joke Writing

Today we’re going to take a stab at the easiest form of joke writing: PUN JOKES.

You’re going to write 3 jokes with pun (or near pun) punch lines.

To help give you a little direction, I’ll give you some criteria.

Joke 1


Joke 2


Joke 3

SUBJECT – Your choosing

Good luck.



Author: pattersonmalvern

I am a teacher at Malvern Collegiate Institute. This is a blog to help students keep track of their work.

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