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Symbolism Lesson for Any Novel or Short Story:Rock, Paper, Scissors

Symbolism Lesson for Any Novel or Short Story:Rock, Paper, Scissors
Product Description
This is an engaging lesson that encourages complex literary analysis. The activity will generate those powerful conversations about symbolism that we, as English teachers, crave. They will discuss how a symbol is used in the text to identify it’s strength compared to other symbols. Theme and characterization easily become part of that conversation. What was once a fun way to choose who goes first, has become an exploration in literary analysis.

You can use this activity with any novel, short story, or poem that contains at least three examples of symbolism.

I've included:
**A project description
**Game Chart to fill in
**literary analysis/stregnth chart
**Sample answer key for Lord of the Flies
**Teaching notes
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Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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