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HAVE YOU GOT THE UK’S FUNNIEST CLASS?

Join our nationwide competition and prove your class has the ultimate funny bone!

 

Use our Beano lesson plans and put the LOLZ…into SPaG.

Download our six curriculum-linked KS1 and KS2 lesson plans, presentations and worksheets. Each one is focused on different joke writing techniques including homophones, Knock-Knock jokes and compound words.

Then simply submit your class’s new and original three jokes to be in with a chance of being crowned Britain’s Funniest Class and win:

– A Beano VIP school visit and comedy workshop

– A bundle of Beano annuals

– Beano comic subscriptions

 

Kids on Beano.com and Beano gag maker experts will vote for three lucky schools to win the Beano visit, where one class will be crowned Britain’s Funniest Class!

Make sure you download our lesson plans and we will remind you about the submission process closer to the date!

Submission dates are April Fool’s Day (April 1st) to May 1st. More details to follow soon.

LESSON PLANS

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Lesson 1
HOMOPHONES
All about the pun
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Lesson 2
KNOCK, KNOCK JOKES
Punctuation and language patterns
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Lesson 3
SILLY JOKES
Question words and wacky ideas
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Lesson 4
COMPOUND WORDS
Jokes using two-part words
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Lesson 5
CONJUNCTIONS/ CONNECTIVES
Jokes using complex sentences
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Lesson 6
STAND-UP PERFORMANCES
Create and perform a joke routine
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"We could see a really good fit with the Beano. We knew boys would warm to that theme, as well as girls, and partnering with a comic validates a different kind of reading, one that incorporates pictures as well as words."
Anne Sarrag, Director, Summer Reading Challenge
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