Irony and Pun Worksheets To Print:
Time to be Punny - See how
funny you can make these sentences. You will be given a target word pair to work off of.
What's It Mean? - Explain
what you see going on in each sentence. You may need to think deeply about a few of these.
Irony - It is pretty ironic
that you can actually underline the irony that can be found in each sentence.
Using Verbal Irony -
Let the true comedian in you flourish. You will finish off each sentence that is started for you to make it more fun.
with Irony - For each situation below, write a line of dialogue that uses irony. The situations are very scattered and will be fun to work with.
Figures of Speech
- Identify the type of figure of speech. Write the correct letter on the line. There are a total of six to work with.
- Read each sentence. Identify the pun. Then briefly explain it
on the line near each sentence.
Hoo-Is That? -
Do you get the "Hoo" part? Most people don't. See if you can find the uses of personification and allusion in these sentences.
Sarcasm - Create a sarcastic ironic statement in response to
that which you read. You will be given text to work from.
In the Headlines
- Newspapers sometimes use puns to catch the attention of potential
Types of Puns
- Read each sentence and identify whether it is a simple or compound thought that is going on here.
For the Birds!
- Fill in the blanks below to complete each pun, using the word
bank of ten words and where they fall.