ERIC Number: EJ581285
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Cruel and Unusual PUNishment (LOW Humor Is Better Than NO Humor).
English Journal, v88 n4 p62-64 Mar 1999
Describes how one high school English teacher uses puns on a regular basis to augment his vocabulary reviews. Argues that doing so aids in developing students' vocabulary, since it compels students to pay closer attention and gives many students a chance to display their creative-thinking skills. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Humor in the English Class.