The Great Gatsby - Character Symbolism Poem Worksheet

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Character symbolism poems are fun ways to get your students analyzing characters in texts as well as introduce figurative language and symbolism.

First, students will analyze characters in The Great Gatsby by identifying a symbol for each character, drawing a picture of the symbol, and explaining what the symbol represents.

Next, students will choose one character from The Great Gatsby to create a character symbolism poem.

Finally, students will turn their poem into a final draft in the form of a concrete poem.

This resource includes:
✓ Character symbolism analysis activity
✓ Character symbolism poem directions
✓ Example character symbolism poem (final draft)
✓ Answer key for character symbolism worksheet
✓ Example poem
✓ Final draft poem directions

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Total Pages
7
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 hours

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The Great Gatsby - Character Symbolism Poem Worksheet
The Great Gatsby - Character Symbolism Poem Worksheet
The Great Gatsby - Character Symbolism Poem Worksheet
The Great Gatsby - Character Symbolism Poem Worksheet
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