Experts On Political Satire

Political Satire Jigsaw: Round 2

Work Time

Now, you’ll meet in a new group. Each of the original groups will be represented by at least one student in the new group.

You’re responsible for teaching one another all the material you learned in your last group. Feel free to use your notes! And take notes while others are presenting. If you need more information from another group member, be sure to ask!

You won’t have as much time as you did in the last group, so take about 2 minutes or so each to give the most interesting or important information from your last group.

Take turns to explain your group’s findings.

When all are done, try to synthesize what you’ve heard as a group.

  • What is Swift saying, more generally, about humankind and government?
  • What makes this a satire?