Kind of Activity:
Students will locate and analyze symbols with
Common Core Standards:
The teacher will write 4-6 symbols from the novel on the board. For example, she might choose:
- The Pocket-Knife
- The Sea
- Grey Coats
- The Green Dress
Students will divide into several small groups (between 3-5 people depending on class size) and choose one of the symbols. They will then prepare a presentation on how the symbol appears in the novel and what they feel it represents. It is worth mentioning to students that it is fine for their conclusion to be...
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