From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler - Themes, Symbols, and Motifs: In this activity, students will identify a theme of "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler", and support it with evidence from the text.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - Themes, Symbols, and Motifs: Using a Grid storyboard / graphic organizer, students can visualize key themes in the story of Huck Finn, the Duke, the King, and Jim. This activity is found in our guide for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn book.
Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Emily Dickinson - Key Themes, Symbols, and Motifs: Both Mortality and Immportality are important themes in Dickinson's iconic poem. Students can analyze both using Storyboard That! Find more activities on www.storyboardthat.com!
Island of the Blue Dolphins - Theme: In this activity, students will identify a theme of the novel, and support their choice with details from the text. The theme of friendship is a large part of Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell.
BOOK REPORT- Pop-Up Book - Fun Easy Directions Artistic Creative Challenging Your students will be completely engaged in this Pop-Up book report! This is a fun way your students can show what they have learned about a book ...
The Scarlet Letter - Theme: Themes, symbols, and motifs come alive when you use a storyboard. In this activity, students will identify themes and symbols from the book, and support their choices with details from the text. This book is particularly rich in symbolism, so as a classroom activity, students can track the rich symbolic and thematic writing Hawthorne uses throughout "The Scarlet Letter".