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Symbolic Book Activity

Symbolic Book Activity

Author: Beth Barsness
  1. Introduce concept of individual interpretation
  2. Create a symbolic representation of a novel
  3. Build community in the classroom.

The goals of this lesson are to build community in the classroom, introduce the idea of symbolism, and recognize individual paradigms towards literature.  This lesson builds community in the classroom by using small group work and large group sharing. 

Length of time needed: 2-3 class periods (45 minutes each)

This lesson was written by Derek Anderson.

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Lesson Plan

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Source: Derek Anderson

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Source: Derek Anderson