Analyzing Symbolism - Creative Song Project for any novel

Nouvelle ELA
Grade Levels
6th - 9th
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Looking for a fun way to get students analyzing symbolism? This project has students write a song to demonstrate an understanding of symbolism. Use this resource to analyze symbolism in any novel or short story, OR use it as a stand-alone project.

Your Symbolism Song Project includes:

1. Analyzing Symbolism Inventory - Warm-Up & Answers

2. Project Guidelines

-text-based version (use with a novel or short story)

-stand-alone version

(PDF & editable DOC)

3. Analytic & Holistic Rubric

-text-based version

-stand-alone version

(PDF & editable DOC)

4. Symbolism Analysis Worksheet (PDF)

5. Presentation Feedback Slips

6. Digital versions of all above components

-in color & landscape optimized

-editable guidelines & rubrics

-fillable in Google Slides (or download to PPT)

This is a fun activity to help students understand and analyze symbolism! I have used this for Lord of the Flies, Masque of the Red Death, and as a stand-alone project in an ESL class.

Want some other ways to practice symbolism?

Symbolism and Allegory PPT and Activity

My Shield: Symbolism Essay

Symbolism Flipbook

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Total Pages
10 + digital
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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