We found 273 resources with the concept symbolism
Dada, Surrealism, and Symbolism: Crash Course Theater #37
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Video 37 in the Crash Course Drama and Theater playlist discusses surrealism, as well as symbolism and dadaism in the world of theater. Playwrights the narrator discusses include Maurice Maeterlinck, Paul Fort, Lugne Poe, and Andre...
Symbolism, Realism, and a Nordic Playwright Grudge Match: Crash Course Theater #33
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Two European playwrights of the nineteenth century shared a love of theater—but also happened to be enemies. Viewers learn of the differences between Henrik Isben of Norway and August Strindberg of Sweden and how their rivalry changed...
Creating Suspense Lesson 2: Analyzing Literary Devices in "The Lottery"
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Looking for a complete lesson plan that does not require searching for additional materials? Creating Suspense Lesson 2 offers just that. After reading Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery," scholars analyze the literary devices the author...
Creating Suspense Lesson 1: Analyzing Literary Devices in Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death"
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Rather than a whodunit, "The Masque of the Red Death" is the perfect story to analyze how Poe combines literary devices to create the suspense that grips readers. The richly detailed lesson is carefully scaffolded, moving from teacher...
Locating Archetypes in Pop Culture, Literature, and Life
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Archetypes help readers connect literature to the world around them. A lesson plan uses elements of pop culture to teach about archetypal traits of common characters and discuss issues of perception and other literary devices. At the...
John Steinbeck The Grapes of Wrath — Independent Reading
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Lies, deceit, betrayal, criminality: these topics are just a few of the reasons that John Steinbeck's classic novel The Grapes of Wrath has captivated people since its 1939 publication. Scholars begin the lesson by reading background...
A Search for Symbolism in The Great Gatsby
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
After reading The Great Gatsby, groups return to the text and note passages where Fitzgerald uses symbols and color imagery in his narrative. They then develop a presentation that explains the context, the implications, and possible...
Teaching The Great Gatsby: A Common Core Close Reading Seminar
11th - 12th
The 41 slides in a professional development seminar model how to use close reading techniques to examine the many layers of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. In addition to passages from the novel, slides provide biographical...
Why Should You Read James Joyce's "Ulysses"?
6 mins 11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What is Bloomsday? Why would thousands travel to Dublin on this day to visit sites depicted in a novel that is ridiculously hard to read? Why even bother with reading such a book? Find out by viewing a short video that suggests the...
Motivating the Population: Propaganda during World War I
11th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the government garner support for World War I? As part of a study of The War to End All Wars, class members analyze propaganda posters from the time and identify the persuasive devises use to generate sympathy and support....
Lord of the Flies: The End of Innocence
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Boys become beasts in William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Explore their progressive transition with a collection of materials for a novel unit, including a presentation with background information, lessons on literary elements from the book, and reading assessments.