We found 29 resources with the keyterm allegory
Excerpts From “Allegory of the Cave” From Plato’s Republic
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Annotations on a copy of excerpts from Plato’s allegorical dialogue, “The Cave” are used to focus attention on specific passages in the dialogue. Readers are ask to draw the cave as it is described, to recount what happens to the...
What Lies Beneath: A Strategy for Introducing Literary Symbolism
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” You’re never too old for Dr. Seuss and using The Sneetches and The Lorax is a great way to introduce readers to allegories, parables, and literary symbolism. The lessons...
Harriet Tubman Warns "Kill the Snake Before It Kills You"
8th - 12th
Harriet Tubman developed a rich extended metaphor for slavery and the imperative for Lincoln to abolish it in this dictated letter from 1862. Young historians read the original document and interpret Tubman's allegory with a pair of...