In this packet students will learn what literary symbolism is and how to identify it within poems, short stories, and music.
Definition page with practice identifying popular symbols found in literature
Practice identifying symbols within 3 poems (No key)
Practice identifying symbols within a short story (No key)
Practice identifying symbols in 6 popular songs (With suggested answer key)
My students enjoy the symbolism in popluar songs section of this activity the best!
Happy symbolism teaching!
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