What do you think are the funniest things about Carter?
Carter usually makes jokes that are funny because they are based on everyday life that 5th graders can relate to. He also has a great sense of timing which helps make his jokes even funnier. Carter practices his jokes and funny stories with friends, which helps him fine-tune them to make them even better!
Why Carter Thinks He's so Funny
Humor: the ability to find things funny or to be able to make other people laugh Self-Confidence: the belief in your own abilities and strengths Personality: the combination of characteristics or qualities that form an individual's distinctive character
Carter's sense of humour comes from his great-grandfather, who was a famous stand-up comedian. Carter often performs his jokes in front of an audience of his friends before sharing them with others. Carter's comedy routine often includes impressions of characters from movies and TV shows.
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Work together in pairs: What positive effects does Carter's sense of humor have on the people around him?
What evidence from the text suggests that Carter thinks he is a funny person?
Work together in pairs: What do you think Carter's sense of humor is based on?
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