This is a broad and general worksheet that can be a good go-to for various reading assignments. The worksheet explains what symbolism is and how authors use it. The students will complete a graphic organizer about symbolism. They will identify the object/event, what it symbolizes, and include a passage from the story that uses the symbol. This is a simple one page handout that you can use this for any short story or novel. Assign it individually or have students complete it in small groups - it's a versatile resource that can be used for multiple occasions in ELA.