What is something you could describe to be normal?
Draw something funny. Tell why it makes you laugh.
Tell about a time when you have seen something funny.
Rewrite the story using a different word instead of funny. Be creative.
Write a funny poem. Use as many silly words as you can think of.
Bring in a funny hat. Ask the child what they think about the hat. Ask them if they would wear the hat. Say, “Today, we are going to read about a very funny man and his hat.
Do something funny (ex. Accidentally fall out of your chair, make a funny face, wear socks that don’t match). Say “Do you think that was funny?” Somethimes people do things that are different and some people might think they are funny. Let’s read our story and find out some funny things the man in the story today does.
Tell the children your favorite “Knock, Knock joke.” Ask them if they like to hear funny things. Ask them if they have ever seen something funny. In the story A Funny Man, many funny things are happening. Let’s see what they are.
This resource is provided by KYREADS—Barren County Board of Education, an AmeriCorps project funded in part by the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service and the Corporation for National and Community Service.